This juicy and tender chicken gets its flavor from marinating in yogurt and za’atar, a mixture of dried thyme and other herbs which can be found in Middle-eastern markets. You can make the marinade the night before or in the morning, and marinade it all day. It will be ready to grill for dinner.
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 cup plain yogurt (I use nonfat Karoun brand)
juice from 1/2 lemon (about 2 Tb)
1 Tb za’atar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cumin
1 Tb olive oil
Mix marinade ingredients in a shallow bowl or plastic container. Trim fat from chicken breasts. Pierce them many times on both sides with a sharp knife. Cover both sides completely with the marinade. Let sit all day. Grill over medium flame until done. The marinade may burn a bit, but this adds to the deliciousness.