Greek Lemon Chicken

Recipe by JackieOhNo

This has real fresh, tangy flavor. If you don't have Greek seasoning on hand, just add a mix of dried organo, onion powder, and garlic powder.

Top Review by Leggy Peggy

I had two whole chicken breast that just happened to be attached to the test of the chicken, so I made this as a roast dinner. So slide the lemon slices under the breast and put a lemon in the chicken cavity. Scattered the onions and olives around the whole bird. The result was a sensational dish served with baked potatoes, corn on the cob and salad. Oh, and I used a homemade Greek seasoning from Annacia

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut 2 lemons into 12 slices; sprinkle with 1 t. seasoning. With fingers, loosen skin from chicken breasts. Arrange 3 lemon slices under skin of each breast; smooth skin over lemons. Place in large roasting pan.
  3. Cut remaining lemons into edges. Place lemon wedges and onion around chicken. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and remaining seasoning; add olives.
  4. Roast until juices run clear when chicken is pierced with fork, about 45 minutes. Transfer to serving platter. Drizzle with pan juices. Let stand 10 minutes.
  5. Just before serving, sprinkle with mint. Garnish with mint sprigs.

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