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The Easiest Greek Roast Chicken Recipe

Crispy skin on top, juicy on the inside, with melt-in-your-mouth potatoes on the sides, and a gorgeous savory sauce collecting at the bottom of the pan. This Greek Roast Chicken Recipe is going to amaze you!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Chicken, Dinner, Oven baked, potatoes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 908kcal


For The Chicken:

  • 2 kg / 4 pound chicken cut into 4 parts
  • 5 medium-sized potatoes peeled & cut into wedges
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped

For The Mustard Mixture:

  • 8 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons mustard powder
  • 1 tablespoons sweet paprika
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • 2 tablespoons dried greek oregano


For The Mustard Mixture:

  • Add all of the ingredients for the mustard mixture in a small bowl and whisk together until fully combined. Set aside.

For The Chicken:

  • Preheat oven to 220°C / 428°F.
  • In a large pan add the chicken parts (with skin facing upwards) and the potatoes.
  • Pour the mustard mixture and rub it all over the chicken and potatoes.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Toss the chopped garlic here and there. Add enough water in the pan to cover by 2cm (1-inch).
  • Bake for about 30 minutes or until the chicken gets a dip golden brown color, flip the chicken parts and bake for 30 minutes more.
    NOTE: Throughout baking make sure there is always enough water in the pan to cover all of its bottom surface so the sauce won't thicken too much and burn.
  • Flip chicken parts one final time and cook for 10 minutes more.
  • Remove from oven and serve with some Greek salad and Tzatziki.


Calories: 908kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 32g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 180mg | Sodium: 184mg | Potassium: 1471mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1247IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 6mg