Tuesday

Roasted Greek-Style Chicken with Lemon, Garlic & Oregano

Does this ever happen to you?

You believe you know what you're going to prepare for dinner, then you find something irresistible on one of your favorite blogs ~ and it completely changes your plans?

I admit, it happens to me at least once a week.

Most recently (yesterday morning) on my friend Ann's fabulous blog ~

Greek Roasted Chicken dinner...

I immediately knew what dinner would be.

Driving into town wasn't an inviting option for me this morning so I utilized the same technique
but substituted chicken wings.

The recipe is free form; I salted the wings generously, sprinkled with plenty of fine lemon zest early in the day and allowed them to rest (uncovered) in the refrigerator for several hours ~ and then followed Ann's instructions:

"Lots of garlic, oregano and fresh squeezed lemon juice over the potatoes and the chicken. Roasted at 500°F."

I used a combination of both dried and fresh Greek Oregano ...
and turned the wings and potatoes once after the top side was very nicely browned.

This is one of my favorite ways of preparing chicken, and ... those potatoes!


You must go visit Ann's blog to discover her wonderful recipes and captivating photos.

Check out her very informative tutorials, too!


Thank you Ann, for providing the inspiration for a delicious dinner ~ once again.







13 comments:

  1. What a fantastic looking meal!!!

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  2. Wow I think I know what I'm having for dinner tonight!!! That looks wonderful... Now I have got to go check out her blog...
    Thanks!!!

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  3. I have oregano growing in the garden and I have never used it. You just gave me an idea of what to prepare for tonight. Thanks!...Christine

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  4. looks delish and i love your olive plate!

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  5. Yummmmm...that is all I can say!

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  6. That looks very tasty indeed! What is it about chicken wings??! I love those little devils ;)

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  7. Oh my, I do have a weakness for chicken wings. I think it is the crispy skin. And so much flavor too.

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  8. Wow, I never seen such a delicious roasted chicken before. You turn in the humble chicken into mighty delicious looking dish. Mmmmmh
    Cheers,
    elra

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  9. I used juice from one lemon the other day and put it over 1/2 chicken and roasted it along with potatoes & carrots. It was delicious... not too lemony but the tang was sure there. This recipe sounds good!

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  10. I'd say your photos are damn captivating...


    I'm stayin!

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  11. Thanks Mari! I wanted something different for dinner tomorrow and this sounds yummy! I love wings too. I love the fact that this is a one pot dish...my fave for easy clean up. Thanks for the new recipe blog - can't wait to check it out. Blessings, Barb

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  12. This chicken looks really good! Great pics of it too. Will have to try it someday. Yes, there are many times where my idea for dinner changes after seeing a new recipe!

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  13. This looks soon good, frugal and easy. Perfect for dinner. Clarice

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