Garlic Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken Recipe

Garlic Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken Recipe

How To Make Garlic Lemon Herb Mediterranean Chicken Recipe

Bring a whole new flavor your dinner with our scrumptious Mediterranean chicken! It’s roasted in a garlic lemon mix with a hearty seasoning of herbs.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Marinate Time: 15 minutes
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • 4chicken thighsskin-on, bone-in
  • ¼cuplemon juicejuice of 1 lemon
  • 3tbspolive oildivided
  • 1tbspred wine vinegar
  • 4large garlic clovescrushed
  • 3tspdried basil
  • 2tspdried oregano
  • 2tspdried parsley
  • 2tspsaltplus extra
  • 8baby potatoeshalved
  • 1red onioncut into wedges
  • 1red bell peppercapsicum, deseeded and cut into wedges
  • 1large zucchinisliced
  • 4tbspkalamata olivespitted
  • lemon slicesto serve


  1. Pat the chicken thighs dry with paper towel.

  2. In a shallow dish, combine the lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, vinegar, garlic, basil, oregano, parsley and salt.

  3. Pour out half of the marinade and store in a jug to use later.

  4. Add the chicken to the marinade in the dish and coat evenly.

  5. Cover and marinate for 15 minutes, turning each chicken thigh occasionally in the marinade.

  6. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees C | 430 degrees F.

  7. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large oven-proof pan or skillet over medium-high heat.

  8. Sear the chicken on both sides until golden browned for 4 minutes on each side.

  9. Drain some of the excess fat, leaving about a tablespoon for added flavor.

  10. Arrange the vegetables around each chicken thigh.

  11. Drizzle the vegetables with the remaining marinade, tossing them through the oil mixture to evenly coat.

  12. Cover skillet or dish with lid or fail, and bake for 35 minutes until the potatoes are soft and the chicken is completely cooked through.

  13. Change oven setting to grill / broil on a medium heat setting.

  14. Uncover and cook for about 5 to 10 minutes, or until chicken and potatoes are crispy and golden browned.

  15. Serve with olives and lemon slices, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 706.84kcal
  • Fat: 43.73g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.41g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 21.47g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.04g
  • Carbohydrates: 41.37g
  • Fiber: 6.60g
  • Sugar: 6.40g
  • Protein: 37.61g
  • Cholesterol: 189.14mg
  • Sodium: 1275.58mg
  • Calcium: 97.02mg
  • Potassium: 1493.59mg
  • Iron: 4.30mg
  • Vitamin A: 101.71µg
  • Vitamin C: 96.13mg
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