Easy Greek Chicken

Published on October 22, 2014 By Lauren

Looking for a ridiculously tasty way to bake your boring chicken? Check out this Greek-style Roasted Chicken! You can use white meat or dark meat, doesn't matter - and it's SO easy!

Looking for a ridiculously tasty way to bake your boring chicken? Check out this Greek-style Roasted Chicken! You can use white meat or dark meat, doesn't matter – and it's SO easy! With salt, pepper and oregano being the only seasoning, the flavors from the red pepper, lemon and onion are what you will taste.

Whatever type of chicken you have on hand, this recipe will work – all that will change is the cooking times:

  • For boneless, skinless chicken breast – 30 minutes
  • For bone-in chicken breast – 45 minutes
  • For drumsticks, thighs or leg quarters – 45 minutes to an hour

Easy Greek Roasted Chicken
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Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken (white or dark meat)
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 2 lemons, halved
  • 5 mini-portobello mushrooms, halved or quartered
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat over to 400.
  2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Rub about 1 tsp of the olive oil on the bottom of baking or casserole dish
  4. Place the chicken evenly on the bottom, followed by the pepper, onion and mushrooms.
  5. Pour the remaining olive oil over the chicken and vegetables.
  6. Squeeze the juice over the dish, and then add the lemons.
  7. Bake as follows: For boneless, skinless chicken breast - 30 minutes, for bone-in chicken breast - 45 minutes, for drumsticks, thighs or leg quarters - 45 minutes to an hour.

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