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Whipped Feta Baked Chicken

Alia and Radwa
This chicken is coated in a feta mixture and topped with a mix of tomatoes, olives and herbs! It's so moist and full of flavor!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine greek, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories
Ingredients
  
  • 1 1/2 lbs chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp salt (more or less to taste)
  • ½ tsp black pepper (more or less taste)
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp thyme
  • 8 oz crumbled feta
  • 1/2 cup full fat yogurt or sour cream
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil (divided)
  • 8 oz baby cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped and pitted manzanilla green olives
  • 1/2 cup chopped and pitted kalamata olives
  • 1 small chopped shallot
Instructions
 
  • Place chicken in a 12 x 8 oven-proof dish in a single layer.
  • Sprinkle half of the salt, pepper, oregano and thyme. Flip and season the other side.
  • In a blender, mix feta cheese, yogurt, lemon juice, garlic and 2 tbsp olive oil. Pulse until smooth.
  • Pour whipped feta mixture onto the chicken.
  • Cover with tomatoes, green olives, kalamata, shallots, remaining olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Bake uncovered at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 35-40 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. *Note if the chicken is thick, it will need to be cooked longer, we recommend pounding it thinner.
  • Garnish with fresh Italian parsley and/or cilantro!
  • Enjoy!

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