Italian Garlic Chicken and Potatoes

Recipe by CulinaryQueen
READY IN: 1hr 5mins




  • Preheat oven to 190C/375°F.
  • Line a roasting tin with foil.
  • Cut off any excess skin from the chicken leaving just a covering on top. Rinse chicken and toss into a large bowl. Let chicken sit for a minute and then drain any excess water from the bowl. Do this once or twice.
  • Drizzle 3 tablespoons olive oil over chicken.
  • Add garlic, lemon juice, parsley, basil, thyme, rosemary, chili peppers, salt and pepper.
  • Using clean hands, toss the chicken in the oil/garlic/herb mixture to thoroughly coat.
  • Wash your hands.
  • Lay the chicken pieces in the roasting tin, skin side down, leaving any excess oil/garlic/herb mixture in the bowl.
  • Cut up potatoes (do NOT peel) into large chunks and toss into the bowl with the remaining oil/garlic/herb mixture.
  • Add additional 2-3 tablespoons olive oil and toss (with hands) to coat.
  • Place potato chunks around chicken in pan and drizzle any remaining oil mixture over chicken and potatoes.
  • Bake for 25 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and turn chicken over and toss around the potatoes.
  • Return to oven and bake an additional 20-25 minutes until potatoes are tender.
  • Serve and enjoy!