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Mahdzoon chicken

Category: Main course

Preparation time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
50 minutes

What you'll need and how to make this dish


  • 450 g boneless
  • skinless chicken breasts
  • 100 ml olive oil
  • plus 3 tablespoons extra
  • Garlic
  • to taste
  • crushed
  • 120 ml dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon fresh basil
  • finely chopped
  • 2 medium onions
  • sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 480 ml plain yogurt
  • Flat leaved parsley and a little fresh basil
  • finely chopped


  • Rain the liquid from the marinade and pat the chicken dry.
  • Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan and brown the chicken on both sides.
  • In another pan
  • add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and sauté the onions until they are golden.
  • Place the chicken in the pan with the onions.
  • Season the chicken with salt.
  • Spread the yogurt over the chicken and onions
  • cover and allow to cook over a low heat for 30 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with the parsley and basil and serve.