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Baked Chicken with Potatoes, Lemon and Oregano

Sit Down and Eat: Family Dinner Rush

The Sopranos Family Cookbook
Here is a wonderful family dinner that everyone will enjoy! One-pan chicken and potatoes are tossed in lemon juice and spices and baked in the oven until juicy and tender.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Entrée
Servings 6


  • 4 lemons
  • 2 whole chickens cut up or 8 leg/thigh quarters
  • 6 Yukon gold potatoes cut into wedges
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 T dried oregano
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • fresh Italian parsley


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Cut two lemons in half. Slice up the other two remaining lemons.
  • In one large baking pan or two 9x13 pyrex dishes, put chicken and potatoes in a single layer. Sprinkle with fresh lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, garlic, salt and pepper. Turn the pieces to coat evenly.
  • Place chicken skin side up.
  • Place lemon slices and potatoes in between the chicken pieces.
  • Bake the chicken for 45 minutes. Baste with the juices and return to the oven, cooking an additional 15 to 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and potatoes are tender.
  • Place chicken, potatoes and juices on a serving platter and garnish with italian parsley.
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