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Greek Chicken

This easy Greek Chicken recipe is loaded with authentic Greek flavors in an easy to make weeknight dinner! A lovely Greek marinade made with olive oil, lemon juice, oregano and garlic provides an abundance of bright, fresh flavor to chicken thighs and potatoes.
Course Dinner, Entree, Main Dish
Cuisine Greek
Keyword Greek chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 727kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 6 to 8 bone-in chicken thighs about 2 pounds
  • 1 1/2 pounds baby red potatoes washed and halved as needed
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice fresh squeezed
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley for garnish


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a large, half sheet baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the olive oil, seasonings and lemon juice until well combined. Add salt and pepper to taste.
    greek chicken marinade prepared in a small bowl with lemon halves to the side
  • Toss the diced potatoes in about half of the dressing and transfer potatoes to the baking sheet.
  • Pour the remaining dressing mixture over the chicken thighs and toss to coat well.
    greek chicken recipe marinade poured over chicken thighs in white bowl with green and white striped towel to the side and lemons and parsley beside bowl
  • Arrange the chicken on the baking sheet with the potatoes. Top chicken thighs with lemon slices.
  • Bake in the oven for 40 to 45 minutes (stirring halfway through), or until the internal temperature of the chicken is 165 degrees.
  • Garnish the chicken and potatoes with the chopped parsley.
  • Serve with a lemon wedge, enjoy!


For crispier potatoes and chicken, place under the broiler for several minutes. Keep a close on eye on it!
The chicken thighs can be marinated for up to 2 hours for more intense flavor.

Tools Need

Half Sheet Pan | Silicone Baking Mat


Calories: 727kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 212mg | Sodium: 781mg | Potassium: 1268mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 3mg