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Woman tips out a pot of natural yogurt for a delectable baked chicken recipe

June 7th, 2021

What is your go-to dish for lunch or dinner?

Perhaps you’re thinking of anything with meat — chicken, beef, pork, or fish with veggies.

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How about baked chicken?

The meat of chicken is generally low in fat (some roosters excluded). The skin has a high concentration of fat.

Cooking techniques have a significant impact on the nutritional value of your food. Eating pre-packaged processed chicken breasts increases your sodium intake, which raises your blood pressure.

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Baking is a healthy cooking method for chicken, and the nutrient content of the meat makes it a nutritious addition to your diet.

This recipe is inspired by Siham, where the creator loves to cook and experiment in the kitchen and share them through YouTube.

Siham prepares quick and easy recipes, vegan dishes, meat dishes, or inexpensive dishes.

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These are the ingredients you’ll need to prepare:

  • 600 grams of chicken breasts
  • 150 grams of natural yogurt
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil ( 60 ml)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon of paprika
  • 2 grated garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard
  • 2 potatoes
  • 1 spring onion
  • 5 mushrooms
  • some mozzarella or cheddar cheese (optional)

These are the steps you’ll need to follow:

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Step 1: Cut the chicken breast in a form of intersecting lines.

Step 2: It’s time to make a sauce to marinate the chicken. In the mixing bowl, combine the following: yogurt, olive oil, salt, black pepper, paprika, garlic, and mustard.

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Ensure to use a big mixing bowl because this is where you’re going to marinate the chicken.

Step 3: Put the chicken breasts in the sauce and seal it. If your mixing bowl does not have an available lid then your alternative would be to use plastic or aluminum foil to seal the top.

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Step 4: Leave it for an hour in the refrigerator.

Step 5: While waiting for the marinated chicken, cut 2 potatoes into thin slices then chop 1 spring onion into tiny bits, and cut 5 mushrooms into thin slices.

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Step 6: Grease oven tray with a little olive oil and do the following:

  • Arrange the thin slices of potatoes in the first layer
  • Top it off with a pinch of salt
  • Distribute the spring onions above the second layer
  • Arrange layers of mushroom slices above the spring onions

Step 7: Next take the marinated chicken breasts and put them above the oven tray.

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Then top it off with the remaining sauce on top. Cook in preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius (356 degrees Fahrenheit) for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Step 8: It’s optional but you can add some mozzarella or cheddar cheese to the baked chicken breasts.

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Step 9: Return to the oven until the cheese melts.

Now you’re ready to serve!

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Cherish this delectable dish with your family and friends. Enjoy the health benefits of baked chicken as well.

“Baked chicken serves as a rich source of protein. Chicken also contains vitamin B-12, or cobalamin, a vitamin found only in animal-based foods. Baked chicken helps boost your iron intake,” Sylvie Tremblay wrote on SF Gate.

So, what are you waiting for? Try this discovery recipe anytime you want at home!

If you want to see the entire process of this delicious baked chicken recipe, check out the video below!

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Sources: YouTube/Quick Simple & Delicious, SF Gate

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