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Greek chicken on a plate with lemon wedges and thyme

3 Ingredient Greek Chicken

Moist and delicious Greek chicken made with only three simple ingredients and ready in about 30 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Keyword Easy Greek Chicken, Greek Chicken, Greek Chicken Marinade
Prep Time 12 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 pounds pastured chicken thighs and drumsticks with or without skin
  • 1/2 cup Greek salad dressing
  • 4-6 sprigs fresh thyme for garnish


  • Place chicken and Greek dressing in gallon zipper bags and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for 12-24 hours, turning once halfway through.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Place chicken and marinade into a large, oven safe skillet or Dutch oven. Cook on stove over medium high heat for about 10 minutes, turning halfway through so that both sides of chicken are browned.
  • Transfer skillet/Dutch oven to oven (uncovered) and cook for approximately 20 minutes, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  • Remove from oven, garnish with fresh thyme, and serve.


  • Let the chicken marinate for as long as possible as it makes the chicken tender and full of flavor.
  • You can easily adapt the marinade with fresh herbs and spices according to your preference.
  • You can use this method for marinating chicken with your favorite sauces.
  • Serve this chicken with rice or potato wedges and a big salad or grilled or roasted veggies.
  • Leftover chicken makes fantastic sandwiches or salad topper!