CHF Friendly Greek Chicken Recipe

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CHF Friendly Greek Yogurt-Chicken Recipe

CHF Friendly Greek Yogurt-Chicken Recipe


  • one fryer chicken
  • 4 T unsalted butter
  • one onion, finely chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • one t lemon peel, finely grated
  • 2 minced habeneros
  • to taste freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 C low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 C dry white wine
  • one stick cinnamon
  • 2 T cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 C lowfat yogurt, plain


  1. Cut chicken into pieces and remove skin.
  2. In a large saucepan, sauté the onion and chicken in melted butter until chicken is nicely browned. Add minced garlic and minced habeneros and cook another minute.
  3. Add lemon peel, wine, chicken broth, cinnamon and pepper. Stir well and bring to a slow boil.
  4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 45 minutes.
  5. Remove chicken. Strain broth and return to saucepan. Blend cornstarch and 2 T cold water and stir slowly into broth. Cook and stir until thickened.
  6. Scoop yogurt into a large mixing bowl. Add about 1/4 of the hot broth to the yogurt and mix well. Stir yogurt mixture into broth in pan. Stir well.
  7. Spoon sauce over chicken and serve.
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