Quick Spicy Oven Chicken

Cooking Time: 30 min    Servings: 2-4

Products needed:

Harissa Infused Olive Oil


  • 3 teaspoons Olive Scene bold Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 cups seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoons Harissa Olive Oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 ½ cups plain Greek yogurt 
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 4 skinless, bone-in chicken thighs or halved boneless breasts 
  • 2 bunches scallions


  1. Preheat the oven to 475°
  2. Oil a baking pan with 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil.
  3. Put 2 cups bread crumbs in a large re-sealable plastic bag.
  4. Add 1 teaspoons salt, 1½ teaspoon Harissa oil, a few cracks of pepper, and toss.
  5. Whisk ½ cup yogurt and the mustard in a shallow bowl.
  6. Add the chicken and turn to coat, then transfer to the bag with breadcrumbs; seal and shake to coat.
  7. Place the chicken on the baking pan.
  8. Toss the scallions with the remaining 2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil and place alongside the chicken.
  9. Bake until the chicken is crisp and a thermometer inserted into the thickest part registers 160° F, about 30 minutes.
  10. Meanwhile, make the dipping sauce: Mix the remaining 1 cup yogurt and remaining ½ teaspoon Harissa Oil, to taste, in a bowl.
  11. Serve the chicken and scallions with the sauce.