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Greek roasted chicken with potatoes

Greek roasted chicken with potatoes

Greek roasted chicken with potatoes, a traditional recipe that gives crispy crust, tender meat, and juicy, golden-baked potatoes. An absolute crowd-pleaser for your weekend dinner!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Keyword roasted chicken with potatoes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 410kcal
Author Tasso Antoniou


  • 3 chicken drumsticks 

For the marinade:

  • 1 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 tsp mild mustard
  • 1 tbsp organo dried
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp olive oil extra virgin
  • salt
  • fresh pepper

For the potatoes:

  • 7 small potatoes quartered
  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 4 onion quartered
  • 1 tbsp rosemary dried
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 lemon (its juice)
  • salt
  • fresh pepper


  • 2 cups chicken broth


  • Preheat oven to 180oC/350oF.

Prepare the chicken:

  •  Mix the chicken and marinade ingredient into a bowl, then set aside.

Prepare the potatoes:

  • In a separate bowl, mix the potatoes with the remaining ingredients (except for the chicken broth).


  • Pour the chicken and marinade into a baking dish, then add the chicken stock, potatoes, onion and lemon cups.
  • Bake for 50 minutes or until potatoes and chicken are thoroughly cooked. 
  • Remove from oven and rest for 5 minutes before serving.


Keep an eye on the liquid - don't let the sauce evaporate! Add chicken broth or hot water if needed.