Green Goddess Chicken

Say hey, hi, hello to your newest chicken obsession. This herby chicken is inspired by the hundreds of green goddess chicken recipes I have been seeing.

Chicken not your thing? No problem. This sauce would go great with shrimp, salmon, tofu, or even over skirt steak.


Serves 4

Roughly 4 ounces per serving

177 calories

4.5 fat | 4.5 carb | 31 protein

Green Goddess Chicken

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course dinner, lunch
Servings 4



  • 16 oz chicken breast tenderloins
  • 1 tbsp olive oil divided

Green goddess sauce

  • 170 g nonfat greek yogurt (fage)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 83 g red onion
  • 1 cup basil fresh
  • 1 cup cilantro fresh
  • 1/2 cup mint fresh
  • 3 tbsp dill fresh
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes optional
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh cracked black pepper



  • Start by pulsing the red onion, garlic and herbs in a food processor. Add the greek yogurt, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes and blend until well combined.
  • Set aside


  • Remove the tenderloin from the chicken (optional but a must for me)
  • Toss the chicken in about 1/3 of the sauce and allow to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  • Cook the chicken thoroughly in 2 batches on a grill or pan with 1/2 tbsp oil.
  • Remove chicken from pan/grill and top with more sauce.


  • To make this recipe dairy free, use a dairy free yogurt 
  • This recipe is naturally gluten free
  • Serve with roasted potatoes, quinoa or rice, or in a your favorite whole grain bread or wrap
Keyword chicken, herb

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