Turmeric Yogurt Chicken

This Turmeric Yogurt Chicken is the perfect food prep recipe. Put the chicken in the marinade ahead of time, then simple coat with breadcrumbs and bake for a quick, healthy dinner!


  • 1.5 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2/3 cup plain yogurt (regular or Greek- I use full-fat)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1.5 teaspoons turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs (i use whole wheat)


  1. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, garlic and spices and stir to combine.
  2. Place chicken in a large ziploc bag.
  3. Pour yogurt mixture over chicken and toss until well coated.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  5. Place breadcrumbs on a plate, remove chicken one piece at a time and dredge in breadcrumbs.
  6. Place a cooling rack over a baking sheet and lay chicken on rack.
  7. Bake at 400 for 25 minute or until chicken is cooked through.

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