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    Greek-Style Roasted Chicken Legs, Potatoes and Capers

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    1 hrs 30 mins

    15 mins

    1 hrs 15 mins

    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    If you love Greek food as much as we do then you will love this dish --- you may omit the capers and use your choice of chicken pieces instead of all legs --- omit the chicken and reduce the chicken broth, and you have an outstanding roasted potato dish --- this also works very well using sweet potatoes in place of russets.

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    1. 1
      Set oven to 375 degrees F.
    2. 2
      Grease a large roasting pan (large enough to hold the chicken).
    3. 3
      Rub the chopped garlic into the chicken and season with salt and pepper.
    4. 4
      Place the chicken into the pan along with the potatoes, onions and capers.
    5. 5
      Pour the broth over.
    6. 6
      In a small bowl whisk together oil, lemon juice, oregano and rosemary.
    7. 7
      Pour evenly over the chicken and potatoes.
    8. 8
      Bake for about 1 hour and 15 minutes (could take more or less time depending on the size of chicken pieces) basting occasionally with juices.
    9. 9
      *NOTE* if you find that either one is cooked before the other (either the chicken or potatoes) then remove to a dish and continue to cook.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 30, 2011


      I tried this recipe on the recommendation from Midwestguy, and all I can say is that it's absolutely wonderful. I followed the suggestion of marinating the chicken in the olive oil, lemon juice, 1/2 cup white wine, oregano, rosemary and salt and pepper. I just used the marinade over the chicken when it was time to put it in the oven. Fantastic! After I took it out of the oven I put a generous handful of feta cheese over it. YUM! Thank you for such a great recipe!

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    • on October 07, 2013


      I tried this and it is not for me. No one in my family would try it and I ended up ordering pizza for dinner. My husband hates pizza but choose to eat it over this dish. I ended up pulling the chicken off the bones the next day and reusing it in a chicken marsala dish.

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    • on December 21, 2011


      This was really good! I do wish the lemon flavor had been a little stronger but other than that it was great. Next time I may try marinating the chicken ahead of time as another reviewer suggested.

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    Nutritional Facts for Greek-Style Roasted Chicken Legs, Potatoes and Capers

    Serving Size: 1 (1054 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1343.4
    Calories from Fat 623
    Total Fat 69.3 g
    Saturated Fat 15.6 g
    Cholesterol 282.6 mg
    Sodium 573.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 105.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 13.6 g
    Sugars 7.1 g
    Protein 74.9 g

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