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Greek lemon roast chicken and potatoes

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Preheat oven to 200* C (390* F) Fan.

For the potatoes

  • Peel the potatoes and chop them in to wedges.
  • Place a pan over high heat and add olive oil.
  • When it gets very hot, add the potatoes.
  • Add salt, pepper and a few sprigs of fresh thyme.
  • Sauté until golden.
  • When ready, transfer to an ovenproof baking dish and set aside until needed.

For the marinade

  • Beat the garlic, bouillon cube, oregano, lemon rind, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, water, honey, mustard and a generous amount of thyme in a food processor, until the garlic completely breaks down and all of the ingredients are combined.

For the chicken

  • It is better to wear disposable gloves when working with raw chicken.
  • Place the chicken in a large bowl and pour the marinade over it.
  • Massage it on to chicken until it is completely coated.
  • You can cook it immediately or refrigerate and let it marinate for up to 1 ½ days. The longer you let the marinade work on the chicken, the tastier it will turn out!
  • When ready to cook, place chicken over the potatoes in the baking dish.
  • Drizzle any remaining marinade over chicken and potatoes and cover with aluminum foil.
  • Roast for 45 minutes, remove aluminum foil and roast for another 30-45 minutes, basting the chicken with the marinade and juices as often as possible.

When ready, serve lemon chicken and potatoes with Greek strained yogurt! 

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
32 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
43 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
34 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
17 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
9 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
86 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
18 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
30 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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