Lemon chicken legs with yiayia's potatoes

lemon chicken with potatoes

Chicken with potatoes, the Sunday meal that the whole family loves, with plenty of lemons...


Six potatoes, sliced
One large onion, sliced
Four cloves garlic, sliced
1 tsp. dry oregano or thyme
Four chicken legs cut in half
1 tsp. powdered mix of spices for chicken
Two tomatoes, sliced
Four stalks of celery with the leaves
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
juice of 2 juicy lemons
2 tsp. mustard (optional)
salt, freshly ground pepper


Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Place the onion, garlic, potatoes and chicken in a large bowl. Add salt, pepper, half the amount of oregano and/or thyme, and the spice mixture. Mix and put them in a pan, the potatoes below and the legs on top.

Step 2: Place a tomato slice on each chicken piece and then the celery.

Step 3: Pour over the olive oil, the lemon mixed with the mustard and a glass of water.

Step 4: Bake in the oven for about 1 hour and 30 minutes, until the potatoes are soft and the legs are coloured. Serve with lettuce salad, fresh onion, dill and lemon.

Photo – Food styling: Majeriko

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