Chicken Oreganato

Chicken Oreganato


"This flavorful recipe is good warm, cold or at room temperature. It works very well for picnics."


servings 269 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 269 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 22.1 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 16.4 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 79 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 72 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Wash chicken well and pat dry. Mix oregano with salt and pepper to taste. Rub well over all of the chicken pieces. Put chicken in a greased 9x13 inch baking dish.
  3. Whisk the oil with the lemon juice and drizzle half over the chicken. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Turn the chicken pieces and drizzle with the remaining oil/lemon mixture. Bake for another 15 to 20 minutes. Serve warm, cold or at room temperature!


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 234 Ratings


I LOVE to cook, and have no problem spending hours in the kitchen preparing a difficult dish. So I was a bit hesitant to try this meal since it called for few ingredients and took little time t...

I changed it up a bit. I oiled my baking pan with a bit of Olive Oil. I used Kosher Salt (don't be too generous w/ salt if you are going to make the sauce), Fresh ground black pepper and dried o...

I substituted boneless chicken breasts and baked at 350 degrees for 1/2 hour and they were perfect!

My whole family enjoyed this chicken. I used bone-in skinless chicken thighs and added garlic salt to the mix. I also slow baked them for about 1 hour 15 min at 375 to make sure they were tend...

I like this recipe cos its simple and quick and uses oregano - one of my favourite spices. To Jazz up the flavour even further, I omit the pepper and instead marinate the chicken for an hr in a ...

Wow, this was really good! I had everything on hand and it was easy. Great the next day.

Other than a temperature variation (350F for 50 minutes) I made the recipe exactly. Can't say if it was good cold or not, because it never made it out of the kitchen! For those who found it "bla...

I was afraid the oregano would be overpowering, but it was great! Not sure I'd like this on boneless skinless breasts - maybe too much oregano then. I baked at 450 for 15 min. then 350 for about...

Great receipe. Very fresh and light tasting. I too used boneless chicken breasts. Ingredients are common and it is a quick easy dish to prepare. Definitely a keeper and would make for compan...