Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

THIS PERFECT COMBINATION of Greek-inspired ingredients and easy recipe is a healthy meal for your family, you’re going to want to make all the time. It’s called  “Kotopoulo lemonato”. Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Recipe is very popular in Greece and favorite to make for Sunday lunch.

If you’re looking for a  roasted chicken recipe with tons of flavor,  this is the right one for you.  It’s simple and delicious. It needs just a few spices, some garlic, lemon,  few vegetables and chicken thighs or breasts (white meat).

The mix of olive oil, garlic, lemon, few spices, roasted together with chicken, makes the most amazing flavor you’ll enjoy this meal.

Lemon Rosemary Roasted Chicken Fillet


-8  chicken thighs/ or breasts (if you prefer), bone- in and skin- off (it’s healthier/reduces fat)

-3  tbsp olive oil

– 5 medium potatoes, cut into wedges

– 3 medium carrots, cut into a shape of your preference

– 3  garlic cloves, minced

– 2 lemons, one cut into wedges and one juiced

-2 cups of water

-1 tbsp dried oregano

-1/2 teaspoon dried basil, for garnish

– 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish

– fresh rosemary leaves, for garnish

Lemon Rosemary Roast Chicken Dinner Plate


  • Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C. Place chicken in a large roasting pan. Arrange potato, onion, carrot, garlic, lemon around chicken. Pour water with fresh lemon juice and olive oil. Season with salt and  oregano
  • Roast until chicken is cooked and has nice, red color (60 min). Fifteen minutes before it’s ready, check if there’s  a water in a pan. Add  ½ or a cup of hot water – your chicken with potatoes should not remain without any water while still cooking.
  • Combine parsley and basil. Sprinkle over chicken mixture. Decorate with fresh rosemary. Ready to serve.



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2 thoughts on “Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes Recipe”

  1. I have never heard of this. You have some unique creative recipe ideas. I always struggled with cooking, I felt that your instructions are making it so much easy to understand. Thank you so much for sharing and keep up with the good work!

    • I’m glad if my instructions help. I used to struggle, too….. After years of cooking for my family, it’s normal to have much more experience.
      I’m sure you’re going to love this popular Greek dish.
      Thank you


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