Grilled Chicken with Rice and Yogurt Mint Sauce

Grilled Chicken with Rice and Yogurt Mint Sauce

Simple yet delicious, this recipe is great for beginners in the kitchen who want to get a bit more creative.


  • 1kg Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • Optional: Flat Bread, Cucumber, Lemon, Red onion
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 fresh lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Yogurt Sauce

  • 200g greek yogurt
  • 100g mint, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Slice the chicken, pound it into cutlets and season with salt.
  2. Combine marinade in a bowl and add chicken. Mix and allow to sit for 30 minutes.
  3. Combine ingredients for Yogurt Sauce and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Heat up an Anolon X Skillet over high heat with oil.
  5. Add chicken to the pan and lower heat to medium. Cook for 3-4 minutes until chicken is cooked all the way through.
  6. Remove the chicken from the pan and leave it to rest. The chicken is fully cooked when the juices run clear. 
  7. Slice and serve over cooked rice with the yogurt sauce
  8. Optional: add flat bread, lemon or cucumber on the side. Try browning a red onion for some extra zing!
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