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One of the new go-to Chicken recipes is this Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes which is so super delicious and awesome.

Lemon Chicken

Lemon chicken is the name of several dishes found in cuisines around the world which include chicken and lemon.

Yield: 4 portions

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

One of my new go-to Chicken recipes is this Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes which is so yummy.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 kg skin-on, chicken pieces
  • 1 tbsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp chicken spice
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 potatoes, peeled and quartered (or cut into wedges)
  • ⅔ cup chicken stock, plus splash to deglaze pan
  • chopped fresh oregano for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  2. Lightly oil a large roasting pan with olive oil.
  3. Place chicken pieces in a large bowl.
  4. Season with salt, oregano, pepper, rosemary, chicken spice, paprika, and cayenne pepper.
  5. Add half the lemon juice, half the olive oil, and half the garlic.
  6. Steam potatoes in the microwave for 7 minutes (I added a pinch of turmeric) then place potatoes in a bowl with the chicken; stir together until chicken and potatoes are evenly coated with the marinade.
  7. Transfer chicken pieces, skin side up, to prepared roasting pan, reserving marinade.
  8. Distribute potato pieces among chicken.
  9. Add remaining, juice, oil, and garlic over chicken and potatoes.
  10. Drizzle with 2/3 cup chicken.
  11. Spoon the remainder of the marinade over chicken and potatoes.
  12. Tip. Sprinkle semolina over potatoes for crispier potatoes.
  13. Place in preheated oven.
  14. Bake in the preheated oven for 50 minutes.
  15. Tossing chicken and potatoes, keeping chicken skin side up every 20 minutes.
  16. Continue baking until chicken is browned and cooked and potatoes tender and cooked through.
  17. Set oven to grill or highest heat setting.
  18. Toss once again in pan juices.
  19. Place pan under grill and grill until crispy about 5 minutes.
  20. Remove to a serving platter.
  21. Place roasting pan on the stove over medium heat.
  22. Add a splash of broth and stir up browned bits from the bottom of the pan.
  23. Strain; spoon juices over chicken and potatoes.
  24. Top with chopped oregano.
  25. Optional sprinkle crumbled feta over chicken and potatoes the last 15 minutes of baking. I forgot and sprinkled before serving
  26. Note: don't be tempted to thicken the juice with corn starch slurry leave juices as it is amazing.

Notes

Prepared, tried, and tested by Melanie Kramar from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs 

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Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 882Total Fat 51gSaturated Fat 10gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 37gCholesterol 293mgSodium 1242mgCarbohydrates 34gFiber 4gSugar 3gProtein 71g

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2 thoughts on “Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes”

  1. Probably this is the first in my life where I am going to try an amazing greek recipe. This looks so daunty and and so doable to make. I will definitely try it out

    Reply
    • Hi Abida. I am honoured and so happy to hear that you will try this recipe. Please do let us know what you think of it once you made it. I am looking forward to your rating and review and feedback. Have fun, and above all enjoy it.

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