Greek Garlic Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 3-1/2 hours


6 servings

Updated: Sep. 24, 2022
Lively flavors of the Greek Isles come through in this mouthwatering chicken entree. I created this dish so my husband and I could have a nice dinner after a busy day out and about. —Margee Berry, Trout Lake, Washington
Greek Garlic Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2-1/2 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 1/4 cup pitted Greek olives, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
  • 1 tablespoon quick-cooking tapioca
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1-3/4 cups uncooked couscous
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese


  1. In a small skillet, saute onion in 1 tablespoon oil until crisp-tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Stir in 3/4 cup broth, olives, tomatoes, tapioca, lemon zest and oregano. Add chicken. Cover and cook on low for 3-1/2-4 hours or until chicken is tender. If desired, cut chicken into pieces.
  3. In a large saucepan, bring remaining oil and broth to a boil. Stir in couscous. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 5 minutes or until broth is absorbed. Serve with chicken; sprinkle with feta cheese.

Nutrition Facts

5 ounces cooked chicken with 1/4 cup sauce and 3/4 cup couscous: 475 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 101mg cholesterol, 683mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 44g protein.