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Easy Greek Lemon Chicken

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Transport yourself to the Mediterranean with Greek Lemon Chicken and potatoes. A dish infused with oregano, rosemary, paprika, lemon juice, olive oil, and garlic!
Easy Greek Lemon Chicken

Transport yourself to the Mediterranean with this, the best ever sheet-pan chicken dish! Effortlessly combine chicken and potatoes with the best marinade made with lemon, olive oil, garlic, aromatic herbs like oregano, and rosemary, red pepper flakes, and a splash of white wine. All left to do is bake this delightful medley for one of the best and easiest meals!

Easy Greek Lemon Chicken

What Do I Need To Make a Greek Lemon Chicken Entree?

To make this easy and delicious dish you will need:

  • Bone-in chicken thighs
  • Red potatoes
  • Lemon juice
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic
  • Dried oregano
  • Dried rosemary
  • Red pepper flakes
  • White wine
  • Freshly chopped oregano or parsley

Easy Greek Lemon Chicken

How Do I Make Greek Lemon Chicken?

  1. Place the chicken thighs and diced potatoes in a large bowl.
  2. Add the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano and rosemary, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
  3. Mix everything until well combined, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 mins to overnight.
  4. Place the chicken skin side up and potatoes in a baking sheet. Pour the marinade evenly on top as well as the white wine, and bake in a preheated 450 F oven for 40 mins. Check periodically and add more white wine if necessary.
  5. Serve with freshly chopped oregano or parsley on top.

Easy Greek Lemon Chicken

What Makes a Dish Mediterranean?

Using herbs like oregano, rosemary, basil, thyme, tarragon, garlic, parsley or marjoram, which are widely used in Mediterranean cuisine. Olives and lemon trees are grown all over Greece, so this combination of flavors is definitely Greek!

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Easy Greek Lemon Chicken

Easy Greek Lemon Chicken

Easy Greek Lemon Chicken

Transport yourself to the Mediterranean with Greek Lemon Chicken and potatoes. A dish infused with oregano, rosemary, paprika, lemon juice, olive oil, and garlic!
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 332kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 bone-in chicken thighs
  • 3 cups red potatoes, diced
  • cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • cup white wine
  • Chopped fresh oregano or parsley for garnish

Instructions

  • Place the chicken thighs and diced potatoes in a large bowl.
  • Add the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano and rosemary, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.
  • Mix everything until well combined, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 mins to overnight.
  • Place the chicken skin side up and potatoes in a baking sheet. Pour the marinade evenly on top as well as the white wine, and bake in a preheated 450 F oven for 40 mins. Check periodically and add more white wine if necessary.
  • Serve with freshly chopped oregano or parsley on top.

Notes

  1. Placing the chicken thighs skin-side up makes them brown perfectly.
  2. Check the chicken periodically to see if it is drying out. If it is, add more wine.
  3. The more you marinate the chicken, the better the flavor!

Nutrition

Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 20g

Easy Greek Lemon Chicken

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