Greek Chicken Dinner Recipe
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Greek Chicken Dinner Recipe

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I received this wonderful recipe from our daughter-in-law, who is from Athens, Greece.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:2-3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES: 2-3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 to 1-1/4 pounds broiler/fryer chicken, cut up
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium potato, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 282 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 72 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, brown chicken in 1 tablespoon oil. In a greased 9-in. square baking dish, place the carrots, potato and onion. Drizzle with remaining oil and toss to coat. Top with chicken.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the parsley, basil, oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Sprinkle over chicken and vegetables; drizzle with lemon juice.
  3. Cover and bake at 375° for 40 minutes. Uncover; bake 15-20 minutes longer or until chicken juices run clear and vegetables are tender. Yield: 2-3 servings.
Originally published as Greek Chicken Dinner in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p163

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 282 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 72 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 24 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Oct. 2, 2010

"It's hard to go wrong with this classic recipe. The seasoning gives it a lot of bounce. If you like a little more moisture in the cooking, add a little chicken stock. I added a bit more potatoes and carrots and onion just to extend it, and it was still excellent. Good wholesome food for a relaxed Sunday night."

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Reviewed Feb. 13, 2009

"I made this last night and the whole family rated it "A Keeper"! It was easy to prep and it looks like a very versatile recipe; you could sub any veggies that roast well, change up the seasonings or the quantities, etc. This one is in my recipe box for good!"

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Reviewed Jan. 19, 2009

"This is so delicious, I am glad to see it is also low in fat."

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