Chicken with roasted potatoes

  • Servings : 5
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 1:15 h
  • Ready In : 2:25 h
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If you are going to have a dinner with friends, this chicken recipe in the oven with potatoes is the ideal one… It’s easy to prepare and everyone will like it.

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  • 2 kg / (4 1/2 pounds) chicken
  • 200 ml / (3/4 cup and 1 1/2 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) margarine
  • 8 cloves of garlic
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 1.2 kg / (2 2/3 pounds) small potatoes
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Place the chicken in a baking pan and season with salt, pepper, lemon juice, nutmeg, the unpeeled crushed garlics and rub the chicken with margarine. Let marinate about one hour.

    Step 2

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF).

    Step 3

    1. Wash the potatoes and give them a small cut with a knife. Put the potatoes in the chicken baking pan, drizzle everything with olive oil and bake about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until the chicken and the potatoes start to turn golden brown.

    Step 4

    1. Turn off the oven and serve.

Chicken with roasted potatoes | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (5 servings):

Calories: 1389
Total Fat: 82.5 g(127%)

Saturated Fat: 14 g(71%)
Cholesterol: 308 mg(103%)
Sodium: 675 mg(28%)
Total Carbohydrate: 39.5 g(13%)
Protein: 120.5 g


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Comments (2)

  1. posted by Edna Turner on 2016/08/10

    Hi. We used to order roast chicken in Praia de Rocha
    in a beach restaurant. It was the MOST delicious chicken that we ever tasted.

    I would love to have the recipe. Thank hou.


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