3-Step Recipe: Roasted Chicken With Greek Salsa

Roasted chicken is done in a snap with this quick and easy recipe. Bone-in chicken thighs make for a juicy dish and the Greek salsa adds some veggie-freshness. Serve with your favorite drink and enjoy!


Serves: 2
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 16 minutes


  • 4 bone-in chicken thighs
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 Roma tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons pitted and halved kalamata olives
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Pat chicken dry with paper towel; sprinkle with oregano, salt and pepper.

2. Heat large cast iron or other heavy oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat. Add enough vegetable oil to thinly coat bottom of skillet. Add chicken skin side down; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until golden brown. Turn chicken; transfer skillet to oven. Cook 14 to 16 minutes or until chicken reaches internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

3. Meanwhile, make Greek Salsa: In medium bowl, toss tomato, cucumber, onion, olives, capers and olive oil until well combined. Serve chicken with Greek salsa.

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Lori Yates

Lori Yates is a Detroit-area food writer and recipe developer. She is the author of Foxes Love Lemons, where she posts special yet simple original recipes, tips from her culinary school adventures and restaurant reviews. Her mission is to encourage people to enjoy the act of cooking at home. You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter @foxeslovelemons.