• 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 6 skinless chicken breast halves or 6 skinless chicken thighs (1-3/4 to 2 pounds)
  • 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon margarine, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine the yogurt, paprika, thyme, salt, pepper, and garlic in a large bowl; mix well. Coat the chicken with the mixture. (The chicken may be covered and refrigerated overnight or baked immediately.)
  3. Prepare a shallow roasting pan or jelly roll pan with a nonstick pan spray. Combine the bread crumbs and margarine in a shallow dish. Coat the chicken with the crumbs; place in the pan.
  4. Bake breasts for 25 minutes, thighs for 30 to 35 minutes, or until tender.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 6 servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 240
Fat: 8 grams
Sodium: 721 milligrams
Cholesterol: 69 milligrams
Protein: 26 grams
Carbohydrates: 16 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

1 Starch, 3 Lean Meat

Book Title: The New Family Cookbook for People With Diabetes