Spiced Lemon Yogurt Chicken Tenders

Spiced Lemon Yogurt Chicken Tenders
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Source: Two-Step Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Renee Comet.
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 tenders
  • Amount per serving Calories 175

  • Total Fat 3g
    • Saturated Fat 0.8g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 375mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 3g
  • Protein 30g
  • Potassium 345mg
  • Phosphorus 265mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1/2 Carbohydrate, 3 Protein



  • chicken tenderloins ((about 1 pound))
  • Greek yogurt (non-fat, plain)
    1 cup
  • Grated rind and juice of a large lemon
  • paprika
    1 tbsp
  • gingerroot (grated)
    1 tbsp
  • ground cumin
    1 tsp
  • garlic powder
    1/2 tsp
  • salt
    1/2 tsp
  • medium lemon (quartered (optional))


  1. Combine all ingredients, except the lemon quarters, in a gallon resealable plastic bag. Seal tightly and toss back and forth until well coated. Refrigerate 8 hours.

  2. Heat a grill pan liberally coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade, and grill 3 minutes on each side or until no longer pink in center. Serve with the quartered lemon, if desired.