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Lemon Feta Roasted Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Voller
Added: Saturday, January 17, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 desiree potatoes, sliced thinly
2 tsp olive oil
2 tsp finely grated lemon rind
2 tbsp lemon juice
100g feta cheese
2 tbsp chopped fresh oregano leaves
4 chicken drumsticks (skin on)
4 chicken thigh cutlets (skin on)
250g truss cherry tomatoes
3/4 cup drained pitted kalamata olives
fresh oregano leaves to serve

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 200c. Place potato slices, in a single layer, in a large roasting dish. Drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

Combine lemon rind, lemon juice, feta and oregano in a bowl. Using your fingers, gently lift skin away from chicken meat. Spoon 2 teaspoons rind mixture under skin of each piece. Rub chicken to spread mixture evenly. Arrange chicken on potato. Roast for 30 minutes.

Place tomatoes and olives on chicken. Season with pepper. Roast for 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Top with oregano and serve.


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is my favourite recipe at the moment. Kind of reminds me of a Maltese dish, especially with the potatoes cooked under the chicken.

 

 

 

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