Mediterranean Chicken Bake

Mediterranean Chicken Bake

Transport your taste buds to a Greek island with this easy yet delicious tray bake. It’s perfect for small- and large-scale entertaining and easy to prep in advance. Let the chicken marinate for at least two hours for the most succulent, flavourful taste. If you’re low on time, just 15 minutes will be enough.

Mediterranean Chicken Bake

By: Lisa Holmen

Transport your taste buds to a Greek island with this easy yet delicious tray bake. It’s perfect for small- and large-scale entertaining and easy to prep in advance. Let the chicken marinate for at least two hours for the most succulent, flavourful taste. If you’re low on time, just 15 minutes will be enough.


Servings

4

Prep time

Cook time

Recipe

GF


Ingredients

  • Marinade
  • 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Juice 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • Salt & pepper, to season
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 chicken thighs
  • 1 red capsicum, deseeded & diced
  • 1 yellow capsicum, deseeded & diced
  • 1 red onion, cut into thick wedges
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 100g kalamata olives, pitted
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • Small handful fresh thyme
  • Salt & pepper, to season
  • 125g feta

Method


  • Preheat oven to 200ºC or 180ºC fan-forced.
  • Place the marinade ingredients in a large bowl, add the chicken and mix well, ensuring the chicken is evenly coated. Cover and place in fridge for at least 15 mins.
  • Drizzle a bit of olive oil into a large baking pan and arrange the chicken, capsicums, onion, tomatoes, olives and lemons around the pan. Sprinkle with thyme and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 30 mins until chicken is cooked through and slightly golden. Top with feta to serve.

  

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Lisa Holmen

Lisa Holmen

Lisa Holmen is a food and travel writer, recipe developer and photographer. Her blog, Lisa Eats World, is one of the leading food and travel blogs in Australia, featuring healthy recipes, restaurant reviews and food-inspired travel guides. Lisa divides her time between the bustle of Melbourne and her new home on the Mornington Peninsula where she loves meeting local producers, visiting wineries, soaking up the coastal lifestyle and adopting a “slower” approach to living.
An advocate of sustainable and ethical foods, Lisa is particularly passionate about healthy, organic and wholesome foods and cooking from scratch. She believes in simplicity in the kitchen and loves trying new recipes, drawing inspiration from her travel adventures and her heritage. Although she’s not a vegetarian, Lisa has an appreciation for plant-based cooking and wholefoods and tries to cook vegetarian at home wherever possible.

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