Greek Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

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Joan Rose Modified: March 21, 2022
Greek Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

How To Make Greek Chicken and Potatoes

Sink your teeth into this delectable Greek chicken and potatoes meal for dinner tonight! Whip up this mouthwatering dish just in time for dinner.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Marinate Time: 15 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



For Marinade:

  • ¼cupolive oil
  • ¼cuplemon juice,juice of 1 lemon
  • 1tbspred wine vinegar
  • 1tbspgarlic,minced, or 2 large garlic cloves
  • 2tbspdried oregano,plus extra
  • 2tspsalt,plus extra
  • pepper,cracked, to taste
  • 8chicken thighs,bone in, skin on or off

For Tray Bake:

  • 17.5ozpotatoes,diced into 1-inch pieces
  • 1red onion,cut into wedges
  • 1lemon,halved
  • 4tbspkalamata olives,pitted
  • 4tbspfeta cheese,cubed


  1. Combine the olive oil, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, garlic, dried oregano, salt, and pepper together in a large, shallow dish.

  2. Add the chicken, then coat evenly.

  3. Cover and marinate for 15 minutes to 1 hour, or overnight, turning each chicken thigh occasionally in the marinade.

  4. Preheat the oven to 430 degrees F.

  5. Spray a baking pan with cooking oil spray, or lightly grease with oil.

  6. Arrange the chicken, potatoes and onion wedges on the baking tray.

  7. Drizzle the potatoes and onion with a small amount of olive oil and juice from half of the lemon.

  8. Season the chicken, potatoes and onion with the extra oregano, and salt and pepper to taste.

  9. Toss the potatoes and onion through the oil mixture to evenly coat.

  10. Slice the remaining lemon into thick slices, then arrange them over the chicken.

  11. Bake for 30 minutes until the potatoes are golden and crispy on the outside and tender on the inside, and the chicken is completely cooked through.

  12. Change the oven setting to grill or broil on a medium heat setting for about 5 minutes, or until crispy and golden brown.

  13. Serve with olives and feta cheese, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 575.31kcal
  • Fat: 41.07g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.92g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.02g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.54g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.02g
  • Fiber: 2.57g
  • Sugar: 1.88g
  • Protein: 34.77g
  • Cholesterol: 195.97mg
  • Sodium: 717.96mg
  • Calcium: 86.87mg
  • Potassium: 727.49mg
  • Iron: 2.50mg
  • Vitamin A: 55.78µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.56mg
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