Yogurt Grilled Chicken Breast with Pineapple Roasted Red Pepper Salsa

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1 cup yogurt

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

2 garlic cloves, chopped

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 lemon, zested

2 teaspoons salt

1 teaspoon hot sauce

6 (6-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Lemon slices, for garnish

Roasted Red Pepper Pineapple Salsa, recipe follows

Pineapple Roasted Red Pepper Salsa:

1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained

1 jarred roasted red pepper, cut into small dice

2 tablespoons chopped parsley leaves

1 teaspoon hot sauce

Pinch salt


  1. Mix the yogurt, olive oil, garlic, basil, oregano, lemon zest, salt and hot sauce together in a large bowl. Add the chicken and toss well to coat. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat a cast iron grill pan over high heat for 4 to 5 minutes or preheat an outdoor grill. Place the chicken on the grill and cook for 4 minutes per side, until the chicken is firm to the touch.
  3. Platter and garnish with lemon slices. Serve warm or at room temperature with salsa on the side.

Pineapple Roasted Red Pepper Salsa:

  1. Place all the ingredients in a small mixing bowl and mix well. Place in a decorative bowl and serve.
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