turmeric chicken

Tumeric Chicken
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Simple and delicious. My kids love it too! Anyone can make this turmeric chicken in just over 25 minutes. Add some roast veggies and you’ve got yourself a one pan dinner.

🍴Serves 4
đź•’ Prep: 5-10mins Cook: 25-30mins


  • 200mL Greek yoghurt
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 500g chicken breast tenderloins, skin removed (or use chicken breast and cut into pieces)
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and line a tray with baking paper
  2. Mix half of the yogurt (100mL) in a large bowl with the turmeric
  3. Add yoghurt mix to chicken
  4. Using tongs put chicken on baking tray
  5. Bake in oven for 20 mins
  6. While cooking make yoghurt dressing by mixing remaining yoghurt with lemon juice (and prepare a salad or some veggies to go with your chicken)
  7. Once chicken is finished in oven, heat oil in pan
  8. Fry chicken for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden
  9. Serve with yoghurt sauce and some veggies (see notes below)


Serve with one of our delicious salads or zucchini or sweet potato chips. For more inspiration for veggies to serve on the side, read our cooking veggies blog.


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