Roasted Garlic, Lemon and Oregano Chicken

Roasted Garlic, Lemon and Oregano Chicken
This roast chicken dish takes no time to prepare at all and is bursting with garlic, lemon and oregano flavours.
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  • 4 chicken quarters
  • 400-500 g (1 lb) potatoes cut into segments
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  1. Mix the lemon jiuce, olive oil, garlic and oregano in a jug.
  2. Line the bottom of a baking dish with the potatoes. Place the chicken quarters on top.
  3. Pour the mixture over the chicken. Pour 1 cup of water into the dish but not over the chicken.
  4. Season well with salt and pepper.
  5. Roast in an oven at 180°C/360°F normal oven, 165°C/330°F fan oven for about 1½ hours or until the chicken is nicely browned.
Titli's Tips
Serve with crusty bread and a green salad.

You can also use lamb shanks for this dish and it is just as delicious. Increase the cooking time and add a little more water about half way through cooking.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Calories 750 37%
Calories from Fat 229
Total Fat 25.5g 39%
Saturated Fat 7.6g 38%
Unsaturated Fat 0.0g
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate 26.0g 8%
Dietary Fibre 3.5g 14%
Sugars 0.5g
Protein 98.9g 197%
Cholesterol 280mgs 93%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.