- 1 chicken (1 ½ kilos)
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 80 ml olive oil
- 1 chicken bouillon cube
- 1 tablespoon dry oregano
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 3 tablespoons mustard, milk
- 5-6 sprig thyme, only leaves
- grated zest and juice from 2-3 lemons
- 1 ½ kilo potatoes
Greek Roast Chicken and Potatoes
2 hours 30 minutes
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- Beat the garlic, olive oil, bouillon cube, oregano, honey, mustard, fresh thyme, lemon zest and lemon juice in a food processor or with a mortar and pestle. Set the marinade aside until needed.
- Peel the potatoes, cut them in to wedges and transfer to a clay pot.
- Add 1/3 of the marinade and mix to coat.
- Add the chicken to the clay pot over the potatoes.
- Add the remaining 2/3 of the marinade and spread it evenly all over the chicken.
- Cover clay pot and refrigerate for 12-24 hours.
- When ready to cook, preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
- Roast for 1 ½ hours with the clay pot covered.
- Then, remove the lid, lower temperature to 170* C (338* F) and roast for another hour.
- When ready, remove from oven and allow the chicken to rest for 15 minutes before cutting in to pieces and serving.
Nutrition information per portion
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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