Dilly Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

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When our sons were growing up, sitting around the table and enjoying good meals like this was a family pastime. That traditional continues whenever they come to visit.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1 hour
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 1 hour
MAKES: 4-6 servings


  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1 pound new potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned pepper
  • 3/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh dill or 1 tablespoon dill weed
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Nutritional Facts

14 ounce-weight: 480 calories, 28g fat (10g saturated fat), 135mg cholesterol, 518mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 36g protein.


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown chicken and potatoes in oil for 10-15 minutes. Remove chicken and potatoes; set aside.
  2. Discard all but 1 tablespoon drippings. To drippings, add cream, salt and pepper; stir to mix. Return chicken and potatoes to skillet. Sprinkle with onions and dill. Cover and simmer for 50-60 minutes or until chicken juices run clear and potatoes are tender.
  3. With a slotted spoon, remove chicken and potatoes to a serving platter; keep warm. Add sour cream to pan; stir to mix and heat through. Serve with chicken and potatoes. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Dilly Chicken and Potatoes in Country Chicken Cookbook 1995, p44

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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