Slow-Cooked Greek Chicken Dinner

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 hours


6 servings

Updated: Feb. 15, 2022
I got this recipe from my sister and my family really likes it a lot. It makes the house smell so good! The amount of garlic might seem high, but it's just right. You get every bit of the flavor without overpowering the other ingredients. —Terri Christensen, Montague, Michigan
Slow-Cooked Greek Chicken Dinner Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, quartered
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 pounds), cut up and skin removed
  • 2 large onions, quartered
  • 1 whole garlic bulb, separated and peeled
  • 3 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon water, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch


  1. Place potatoes in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Add chicken, onions and garlic; sprinkle with seasonings. Pour 1/2 cup water over top. Drizzle with oil. Cook, covered, on low until chicken and vegetables are tender, 5-6 hours.
  2. In a bowl, mix cornstarch and remaining water until smooth. Remove chicken and vegetables from slow cooker; keep warm. Strain cooking juices into a small saucepan; skim fat. Bring juices to a boil. Stir cornstarch mixture; stir into juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Serve with chicken and vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 404 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 482mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 6g fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 3 starch, 1/2 fat.

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