Fried Chicken Breast with Greek Yogurt and Saffron


  • 500 g lean chicken fillet
  • 500 g Krinos plain greek yogurt
  • 200 g wheat flour
  • 1 garlic clove diced
  • ½ tbsp saffron
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 3 tbsp Krinos extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • ½ tbsp ground mint
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Wash chicken fillet thoroughly and chop into bite sizes.
  2. Mix yogurt, garlic, paprika, salt, pepper and mint. Dissolve saffron in ¼ cup of water and add to mix. Stir well. Once mix has colour from the saffron, add chicken and mix well.
  3. Cover bowl and refrigerate for 1 hour. Remove chicken from fridge, cover in flour and put in pan with hot olive oil. Fry until chicken is golden brown.

Recipe courtesy of Krinos