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1cupyogurt, plain low-fat
1tablespoonlemon zest, finely grated peel of a lemon
1 1/2tablespoonslemon juice
2tablespoonsoregano, finely chopped, fresh
2tablespoonsparsley, chopped finely, fresh
1clovegarlic, peeled and forced through a press
1/8teaspoonpepper, freshly ground or to taste
4wholechicken breast, halves on the bone, skin removed


1. Combine the yogurt, lemon peel and juice, oregano, parsley, garlic, salt and pepper.

2. Put the chicken into a dish and spread about 1/4 cup of the yogurt sauce over the chicken. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate several hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate the remaining yogurt sauce.

3. Place the chicken on a rack in a baking pan and bake in a preheated 375 degree F oven 30 minutes. Turn the oven to broil and continue cooking about 5 minutes, until the chicken is browned on top and cooked through.

4. Spoon the yogurt sauce over the chicken and serve.