Easy Greek Chicken

Published on October 22, 2014 By Lauren

greek chicken

Looking for a ridiculously tasty way to bake your boring chicken? Check out this Greek-style Roasted Chicken! You can use white meat or dark meat, doesn’t matter – and it’s SO easy! With salt, pepper and oregano being the only seasoning, the flavors from the red pepper, lemon and onion are what you will taste.

Whatever type of chicken you have on hand, this recipe will work – all that will change is the cooking times:

  • For boneless, skinless chicken breast – 30 minutes
  • For bone-in chicken breast – 45 minutes
  • For drumsticks, thighs or leg quarters – 45 minutes to an hour
greek chicken

Easy Greek Roasted Chicken

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6
Author: Lauren Cobello


  • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken white or dark meat
  • 1 red pepper sliced
  • 2 lemons halved
  • 5 mini-portobello mushrooms halved or quartered
  • 1/2 onion sliced
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Preheat over to 400.
  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Rub about 1 tsp of the olive oil on the bottom of baking or casserole dish
  • Place the chicken evenly on the bottom, followed by the pepper, onion and mushrooms.
  • Pour the remaining olive oil over the chicken and vegetables.
  • Squeeze the juice over the dish, and then add the lemons.
  • Bake as follows: For boneless, skinless chicken breast - 30 minutes, for bone-in chicken breast - 45 minutes, for drumsticks, thighs or leg quarters - 45 minutes to an hour.

Have you grabbed my freezer meal plans, yet? I might be biased but I think they are pretty amazing! They have saved our dinner hour for years now. Check them out!

greek chicken