Garlic Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

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Title: Garlic Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

Preparation Time: 15 minutes Marinating Time: 30 minutes (optional) Cooking Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Total Time: 2 hours (including marinating and resting time) Yield: 4 servings


For the Chicken:

  • 4 chicken leg quarters (or your preferred chicken parts)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Potatoes:

  • 4 large potatoes, cut into wedges or chunks
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Marinate the Chicken (Optional):
    • In a bowl, mix together minced garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, paprika, dried thyme, salt, and pepper.
    • Rub the chicken leg quarters with this marinade, ensuring they are well coated. Allow them to marinate for 30 minutes in the refrigerator if time permits.
  3. Prepare the Potatoes:
    • In a separate bowl, toss the potato wedges or chunks with minced garlic, olive oil, dried rosemary, salt, and pepper until evenly coated.
  4. Roast the Chicken and Potatoes:
    • Place the marinated chicken pieces on one side of a large baking tray or roasting pan.
    • Arrange the prepared potato wedges or chunks on the other side of the tray.
    • Roast in the preheated oven for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through (internal temperature of 165°F/74°C) and the potatoes are golden brown and tender.
  5. Rest and Serve:
    • Once cooked, remove the tray from the oven and let the chicken rest for a few minutes before serving.
    • Serve the Garlic Roasted Chicken and Potatoes hot, garnished with fresh herbs if desired.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Note: Nutritional values may vary based on specific ingredients and portion sizes.

  • Calories: 600
  • Total Fat: 25g
    • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 150mg
  • Sodium: 180mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 50g
    • Dietary Fiber: 6g
    • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 45g

This Garlic Roasted Chicken and Potatoes recipe offers a flavorful and comforting meal that’s easy to prepare. The combination of garlic-infused chicken and herb-roasted potatoes creates a deliciously satisfying dish perfect for a family dinner or a gathering. Adjust the seasoning according to your taste preferences and serve it with your favorite vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal!

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