Greek Chicken Recipe

Greek Chicken Recipe
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Greek Chicken is a traditional delicacy prepared on special occasions. Learn how to make/prepare Greek Chicken by following this easy recipe.
Greek Chicken Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 45 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
  • 4 boneless, skinless Chicken Breast Halves
  • 2 (4 ounce) packages Feta or Blue Cheese
  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can ripe Olives (drained, chopped)
  • 2 tbsp Olive or Vegetable Oil (divided)
  • ½ tsp dried Oregano
  • 2 tbsp dry White Wine or Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 Garlic Clove (minced)
  • ¼ tsp dried Thyme
  • 1 medium Onion (sliced)
How to make Greek Chicken:
  • Flatten the chicken breasts to about 1/8-inch thickness. Set aside.
  • Combine together feta cheese, olives, 1 tbsp olive oil and oregano in a food processor.
  • Process the mixture till it reaches a thick, chunky paste consistency.
  • Remove and spread the mixture on the chicken breasts.
  • Roll the breast and tuck the ends in. Secure each piece with a wooden toothpick.
  • Take a medium bowl and mix white wine, sugar, balsamic vinegar, garlic and thyme together.
  • Add the remaining 1 tbsp olive oil and mix well.
  • Pour the vinegar mix in a 2-qt. baking dish.
  • Place the sliced onion on this mixture.
  • Finally, place the chicken breasts over the onion slices.
  • Cover the dish and bake at 350 °F for 30 minutes.
  • Remove and uncover the dish.
  • Smear the chicken breasts with the pan juices.
  • Bake the preparation for another 15 to 20 minutes, till the chicken juices run clear.
  • Serve hot.