Flip the potatoes, then continue roasting until the chicken registers 165°F on an instant-read thermometer, about 25 minutes more. ★☆. This is a traditional Greek chicken dish served at festivals and holiday celebrations that happens to be one of the easiest recipes to make, and one of the most tempting to eat. Tip: for best flavor, make sure to lift up the chicken skins and season underneath. Youโ€™re going to love how tasty this is! Roast the chicken at 350 degrees for about an hour and fifteen minutes or until the chicken and potatoes are golden and crispy. The nutmeg truly warms things up and takes it to another level. The potatoes should not be marinated ahead of time or they will turn brown. My love affair with Mediterranean-style chicken and potatoes began with the Sorrento Lemon Chicken from Gio’s Chicken Amalfitano in Atlanta. Place the chicken and potatoes in a baking tray/pan. My family lives in a neighborhood with streets lined with lemons so Iโ€™m always looking for new lemon recipes to try in addition to Lemon Bars and Lemon Meringue Pie. For all recipes, visit us here. The zest is such a significant element in the oil and the seasoning rub. 3g fiber. Slowly and evenly pour lemon juice over chicken thighs, then sprinkle in remaining half the garlic, oregano, rosemary and basil over chicken. I used fresh rosemary, fresh lemon thyme, and dried oregano as the herbs. Preheat oven to 375°F. I’m so excited to share this easy one-pan meal. ★☆ 3/4 pound red potatoes - cut into 1 1/2-inch wedges; 1/2 pound French green beans; Instructions: Preheat oven to 425° F. Combine marinade ingredients in a zip top plastic bag. Youโ€™ve got chicken legs, russet potatoes, salt and pepper, Greek oregano, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and olive oil. Greek Lemon Chicken and potatoes is a popular family dinner dish in Greece. I have made this a few times and it's always so delicious and comforting. Pour the marinade over the chicken and potatoes. Remove from heat and add kalamata olives, if you like. Read on to learn how to roast a whole chicken in the oven. You’re going to love how tasty this is! Because after cooking for one hour at 350, the potatoes are still hard and the chicken doesn't reach 165F. To combat this, I simply par-cook my potatoes in the microwave for about 10 mins, prior to using in the recipe. Roast for 45 minutes, remove aluminum foil and roast for another 30-45 minutes, basting the chicken with the marinade and juices as often as possible. All opinions and text are my own. Preparation. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. In a bowl or a measuring cup, add extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried rosemary and nutmeg (you can also use a bit of dried oregano instead of rosemary). Just a few staples from the pantry and fridge, 15 minutes of prep and an hour in the oven, and you have a main dish and side dish in one, with tons of amazing flavor. Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes This recipe is full of Greek flavors, but with familiar ingredients that are easy to get the kids to enjoy. There are also carrots and in the past Iโ€™ve made it with sweet potatoes. For the dreamiest roasted potatoes — with creamy insides and very crispy outsides — follow this classic Greek method of roasting peeled potatoes in equal parts olive oil, … For all recipes, visit us here. Simple delicious. This post originally appeared on The Mediterranean Dish in 2017 and has been recently updated with new information and media for readers benefit. Arrange lemon slices on top. Cook until fragrant, 5 to 10 minutes. Weeknight Greek lemon chicken with potatoes is an easy and delicious recipe. The secret is in the lemon-garlic sauce, which doubles up as a marinade. Super tasty and easy to make! 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