Greek Lemon Chicken with a Spiced Butter

Serves4 Prepare20 Mins Cooks40 Mins


  • 100g Lurpak Butterbox Slightly Salted
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds, crushed
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1kg chicken thighs and drumsticks
  • 2 whole lemons, cut into chunks
  • 2 large red onions, cut into wedges
  • 3 large waxy potatoes, cut into 2cm chunks
  • 8 garlic cloves, skin on and crushed
  • 1 large bunch of coriander, roughly chopped


  1. Melt the Lurpak in a saucepan and add the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, ground cinnamon and dried oregano.
  2. Place the chicken, lemon chunks, onions, potatoes and garlic in a large roasting dish and then pour over the melted butter mix.
  3. Rub the butter into all the ingredients making sure everything is well covered. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Place into the oven for 35-40 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the potatoes are tender. Turn the ingredients over after 15 minutes to prevent burning.
  5. Stir the roughly chopped coriander into the chicken and serve immediately with a Greek salad.

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