Greek Roast Chicken recipe (Kotopoulo sto fourno)

Greek Roast Chicken recipe (Kotopoulo sto fourno)

Very tasty and very easy to make! A traditional Greek recipe, with a twist!

Greek Roast Chicken recipe (Kotopoulo sto fourno)

Greek Roast Chicken recipe (Kotopoulo sto fourno)

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
  • Author: Eli K. Giannopoulos
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 80 min
  • Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 portions 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Greek


A super easy Greek roast chicken recipe (kotopoulo sto fourno) for a hearty meal! Take your roast chicken to the next level with this Greek recipe with a twist!



  • 1 medium sized chicken
  • 1kg potatoes, cut into wedges (35 ounces)
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tbsp oregano
  • a knob butter
  • 3/4 of a can beer
  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Into a bowl, add 1 tbsp of salt and pepper, the garlic powder, the onion powder, 1/2tbsp oregano and a knob of butter and mix with your hands. Stuff the mixture under the skin of the chicken and place into a large pan. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  2. Use a knife to peel and cut the potatoes into wedges; add the potatoes into the pan.
  3. In a large bowl, pour the beer, add the mustard, honey, garlic, olive oil, oregano, salt and pepper. With a spoon, mix the ingredients and pour the sauce over the chicken and potatoes. Season with some extra salt and pepper, if you like.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 for 75-90 minutes (depending on the size of the chicken), until the potatoes are tender and the chicken golden brown. Half time through cooking, turn the chicken upside down. Enjoy!

Keywords: kotopoulo sto fourno, greek roast chicken

Recipe image gallery:


  1. How much oil is needed?

  2. due to the fact that the herbs get put under the skin for roasting ! leave it on lol

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *