Greek Lemon-Garlic Chicken

Contributed By: Terry Borden


3 1/4 to 3 3/4 pounds chicken cut into quarters
3 1/2 pounds of potatoes
1/4 cup lemon juice (juice from 2-3 medium lemons)
2 TSP salt
1 heaping tbsp dried oregano
1/2 TSP pepper
8 cloves garlic finely chopped (Less if you choose)
1/2 cup olive oil
1 1/2 cups water


1. Preheat oven to 350°.

2. Rinse chicken, pat dry. Peel potatoes and cut into quarters, lengthwise. Salt and pepper chicken and potatoes.
3. Transfer chicken to a roasting pan; add potatoes, placing them on and around chicken. Add lemon mixture, distributing evenly over chicken/potato’s .
4. Add water, and roast, uncovered, for a total of one hour and 40 minutes.
Halfway through, about 50 minutes, turn chicken over and continue roasting.
5. Check periodically to make sure there is still water in the pan. If needed, add 1/4 to 1/2 cup of water.
(Note) lemon mixture consists of oregano, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice.

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Total: 115 minutes
prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 100 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

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