Roast Chicken with Potatoes and Lemon

Roast Chicken with Potatoes and Lemon

This lovely easy roast recipe is great for all the family. The Roast Chicken with Potatoes and lemon is a very popular dish in Greece, greek roasts are usually baked with everything together so that the potatoes absorb all the flavours.


  • 1 dissected chicken about 1.6kg
  • 2 garlic gloves, minced
  • 1 tsps oregano
  • 800gr potatoes
  • 4 tbsps olive oil
  • juice of 1 small lemon
  • salt & pepper


  1. Peel the potatoes and half them.
  2. Add the potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water.
  3. Bring to the boil and drain.
  4. In a large baking tray add the potatoes and chicken pieces.
  5. Season the chicken and potatoes with salt and pepper, drizzle the olive oil all over, add the lemon juice and sprinkle oregano.
  6. Use your hands to mix everything together.
  7. In a pre heated oven at 180C, roast the Chicken and potatoes.
  8. After 30 minutes carefully turn the chicken pieces over.
  9. Sprinkle over some more oregano if you like and return to the oven.
  10. Roast the Chicken and potatoes fo another hour or slightly longer.
  11. When ready the chicken and potatoes will have a brown golden colour.
  12. Serve with a crisp carrot and cabbage salad.
  13. Enjoy!



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