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Greek Chicken Dinner Recipe

Greek Chicken Dinner Recipe

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


  • 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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 282 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 72mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 24g protein.

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gunslinger User ID: 544392 225467
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2015

"I had bought some leg quarters and was needing a dish I could easily prepare and let cook while I took care of some yard work. The Greek chicken dinner worked perfectly. I had everything I needed on hand, it came together quickly and baked while I took care of other things. I served it with a green salad and some yeast rolls from the freezer and it was delicious. The seasoning gave the chicken and vegetables a good taste. Browning the chicken gave it a nice crispy coating."

Thaxter User ID: 5326647 152387
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."

Rambling Family Manager User ID: 3892429 150367
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!"

Debbie 710 User ID: 374466 61652
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2009

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

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