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Greek Chicken and Potatoes

This greek chicken and potatoes dish is DELICIOUS and it is also because of the lemon garlic sauce! I mean who doesn't love lemon and tons of garlic?
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: greek, Mediterranean
Keyword: greek chicken and potatoes, greek chicken recipes, greek potatoes, lemon chicken and potatoes, lemon garlic chicken, lemon garlic chicken and potatoes, mediterrnean chicken and potatoes, meditternean recipes
Servings: 6 people


  • 6 chicken legs/thighs
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil any cooking oil
  • 3 russet potatoes or 1 pound small Yukon gold potatoes halved
  • 1 small yellow onion chopped
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 8 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 sliced lemon
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Pat dry chicken and season with salt and pepper.
  • Peel and quarter potatoes, add potatoes with chopped onions onto a baking pan or sheet. Season with salt and pepper.
  • In a large pan heat avocado oil or any cooking oil over medium heat, add chicken, and cook on each side for 2 minutes or until they start to brown.
  • Add chicken into the pan with potatoes and onions.
  • In a small bowl mix together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, rosemary, and nutmeg.
  • Pour lemon garlic sauce evenly over the potatoes and chicken.
  • Add chicken broth into the pan but not on the chicken. Place lemon slices on top of each chicken leg/thigh.
  • Bake for 45 minutes to an hour or until chicken and potatoes are tender.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley.