Mixing together such a variation of spices is what turns a simple dish into an explosion of flavors, and the perfect centerpiece to your dinner table. Whether you are looking for a tasty meal, a healthy meal or an eye-catching meal, you’ve got it with this Easy Greek Style Baked Chicken recipe.
Are you ready to capture the essence of Greek cuisine? This Easy Greek Style Baked Chicken is a marination of chicken leg pieces coated with an amazing medley of spices to kick start your mood.
A Must-Try Recipe
This recipe will leave you with a combination of tantalizing flavors, aromatic herbs, and succulent chicken, transporting your taste buds straight to the Mediterranean! What’s not to love?
Whether you are a professional chef, a newbie in the kitchen, or just love to explore something new, this recipe makes your cooking experience as easy as ever. You will not only enjoy the process of making this dish, but even more, the satisfaction of friends and family licking their fingers at the dinner table.
Welcome To Greece
Prepare yourself to indulge on a journey of bursting taste and flavor. Once you try this Easy Greek Style Baked Chicken, you wouldn’t want to go elsewhere!
Every bite you take will be filled with a mix of complex flavors, you wouldn’t want to stop. It is such a healthy and easy recipe to put together, you can easily make it your go-to for a quick bite to eat at home, or the ideal dish for dinner. With such little effort, you can make a dish that puts a smile on every person’s face.
Talking of Greece, why not try out my Greek Salad With Chicken recipe too?
Quick and easy to make, it’s the perfect salad to add to the dinner table, right beside this Easy Greek Style Baked Chicken.
Why You’ll Love This Greek Style Baked Chicken?
It’s a stand-out-of-the-crowd delicious recipe, that will give you a taste of the Mediterranean.
The chicken pieces are so tender and juicy with an appetizing marinated sauce, giving it the perfect moisture and taste. Friends, family and anyone invited to your get together will absolutely love it!
In little to no effort at all, you will put together a heart-healthy meal, packed with nutrient-rich ingredients.
You just can’t go wrong with this Easy Greek Style Baked Chicken, even if you tried!
With everything else in life, there is always a few secrets to learn to get you ahead of the game. With this Easy Greek Style Baked Chicken, it’s all in the mix of herbs and spices. The secret is in the lemon juice, garlic powder and yogurt; they double up as a marinade! So don’t miss them out!
The best thing about this recipe is that the chicken does not need to be marinated for hours to infuse the flavors. If you have do some time, you can choose to mix everything in together and place in the fridge for a few hours before going in the oven.
Keep this recipe aside for days when you are in a rush and need a quick fix dinner!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Depends on how you like your chicken. If you prefer a tender and moist result, then covering your chicken is preferred, but for a crispy exterior, keep your chicken uncovered.
It is the ultimate flavor empowering dish ready for your dinner table. A delicious recipe made up of chicken pieces marinated in a delicious mix of herbs and spices.
Line the pan or baking tray you are using with foil or parchment paper for an easy clean up and to keep the flavors concentrated.
To reheat, simply pop the dish in the oven for 10-15 minutes or reheat them in the microwave.
Steps to Prep
Start by lining your baking sheet with parchment paper.
Then, peel and cut your potatoes into 2 inch cubes and place them in the baking tray.
Next, add your chicken.
Add all the seasonings, yogurt, olive oil and lemon juice on top of the chicken.
Mix everything together well, making sure to get the seasonings under the skin too.
Bake at 425°F, initially covered for half hour then uncovered for another half hour.
If needed, broil to crisp for 1 to 2 minutes on high.
Easy Greek Style Baked Chicken
- 4 quarter chicken Legs
- 3 idaho potatoes cubed
- ¼ cup olive oil
- ⅓ cup yogurt
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- ½ teaspoon onion powder
- ½ teaspoon dried basil
- ½ teaspoon dried oregano
- ½ teaspoon tried thyme
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- ½ teaspoon paprika
- 1½ teaspoons salt
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- Line your baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Peel and cut your potatoes into 2 inch cubes and place them in the baking tray.
- Add your chicken.
- Add all the seasonings, yogurt, olive oil and lemon juice on top of the chicken.
- Mix everything together well, making sure to get the seasonings under the skin too.
- Bake at 425°F, initially covered for half hour then uncovered for another half hour.
- If needed, broil to crisp for 1 to 2 minutes on high.