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Persian Roast Chicken

Persian Roast Chicken makes an easy weeknight dinner. The spice blend infused with rose and cinnamon is versatile and can be used on a variety of meat or vegetables.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Chicken
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Servings: 8
Calories: 400kcal


  • 1/2 cup advieh full recipe
  • 3 lbs. chicken pieces
  • 3 tablespoons Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • cilantro garnish, as desired


  • In a large bowl, combine yogurt, olive oil and salt.  Add the Advieh spice mix and mix well.
  • Add chicken pieces and toss well so that the chicken pieces are well coated with the marinade.
  • This is a thick marinade and will just coat the chicken.
  • Preheat oven to375 F.
  • Spray a shallow casserole dish with non stick spray.  Place chicken pieces in dish and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Flip chicken pieces and cook for another 15 minutes.
  • Switch to broiler and broil for 5 minutes on each side.
  • To serve, garnish with chopped cilantro.


For better flavor, marinate the chicken before cooking for at least 30 minutes.. You can even prepare it the night before and leave in the refrigerator overnight.


Calories: 400kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 557mg | Potassium: 329mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 238IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 2mg