Lemony Chicken & Potatoes

This dinner is EASY to prepare and one of my families favorites! The flavor combination is Greek inspired made with chicken thighs and potatoes with a lemon marinade. Your family will love this!! Make It!

Lemony Chicken & Potatoes on a white plate


What potatoes work best?

Gold, Russet, and really any potato. 🥔

Lemony Chicken & Potatoes on a white plate

Lemony Baked Chicken and Potatoes

This is such a quick and easy dinner that is absolutely delicious!! This dish has the perfect amount of lemon and the best flavors! MAKE IT!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine greek
Servings 6 people
Calories 739 kcal


  • 5-6 russet potatoes peeled & sliced
  • 8 bone in skin on chicken thighs
  • 2 lemons juiced
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1-2 tsp Italian herb seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 tsp minced garlic with red chili peppers


  • In a bowl add in lemon juice, olive oil, minced garlic with red chili peppers, oregano, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp pepper, and whisk everything together. (taste and adjust as needed).
  • Peel the potatoes & cut into wedges and add them to a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  • Pour half of your lemon oil mixture over the potatoes. Toss.
  • Add chicken thighs evenly over the top of the potatoes.
  • Season chicken with garlic powder, paprika, Italian herb seasoning, 1 tsp salt, and 1 tsp pepper.
  • Over the chicken pour the rest of the lemon oil mixture evenly.
  • Bake in the oven at 375° for 1 hour.
  • Then take chicken out of the pan and put potatoes back in the over on broil until they are slightly browned.
  • Serve and enjoy!


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Calories: 739kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 36gFat: 50gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 9gMonounsaturated Fat: 26gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 189mgSodium: 934mgPotassium: 1220mgFiber: 4gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 345IUVitamin C: 29mgCalcium: 69mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Chicken, easy, family dinner, lemon, one pan, quick
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