Simple Sheet Pan Greek Chicken Recipe

Simple Sheet Pan Greek Chicken Recipe

My family loves all thing Greek.  From Greek Salad to Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce I never say no to a delicious meal filled with feta, oregano and kalamata olives. I was given this Sheet Pan Greek Chicken Recipe from a mom’s friend and now it will be a staple in our family.

I know it does not look all that great cooked, but its all about the flavors What I love about this recipe is that you chop all your veggies and chicken and just place it on a sheet pan and bake.

Can I prepare this Sheet Pan Dinner Ahead of time?

This Greek Chicken Sheet Pan Recipe is best if you prepare the marinade and chicken and allow it to sit for 24 hours. 

sheet pan Greek Chicken

What you need for this awesome Sheet Pan Greek Chicken Recipe

  • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size
  • 1/2 red onion, thickly cubed
  • 4 green peppers, cut in large julienne (we used a mix of colors)
  • 1 tomato, cubed (1/2 pint of Grape Tomatoes halved)
  • 8 oz mushrooms (fresh), sliced
  • 1/2 – 3/4 cup sliced Kalamata Olives
  • 5 oz feta cheese (more to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 lemon, freshly squeezed
  • 3 tablespoons oil

How far in advance can I Marinade the Greek Chicken? 

The hardest part of this recipe is making sure you remember to make it at least the morning of the night you wish to serve it.  The recipes suggest allowing the flavors to marinate for 24 hours.

Greek Chicken Sheet Pan dinner

Now the hard part…. layer the veggies and the chicken on a sheet pan.  Get the kids to help with the veggies, you will love all the colors. 

Can I double this recipe?

How Another pro tip is you can double the marinade and chicken portion and freeze it.  Then when you are ready to make the meal, allow the meat to defrost in the mixture of fresh-cut veggies.

Greek Chicken Sheet Pan dinner

OTHER GREAT GREEK RECIPES YOU NEED TO TRY! 

Greek Meatball Lettuce Wraps with Homemade Tzatziki

Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

Easy Greek Pasta Salad Recipe

Layered Greek Dip Recipe

 

Pin this for your next Greek Inspired Dinner!

Sheet Pan Greek Chicken

 

This is basically a chicken kebob on a sheet pan.  You can add/ subtract any veggies that suits your family’s tastebuds.   We prefer red onion in our Greek recipes so we went with red onion instead of a yellow one.  We also added kalamata olives.

sheet pan Greek Chicken

 

This is a great make-ahead dinner for those busy back to school nights.   All the prep is done ahead of time, and then it takes only a few minutes under the broiler.

sheet pan Greek Chicken

Sheet Pan Greek Chicken Recipe

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 1 days
Total Time: 1 days 30 minutes

This is basically a chicken kebob on a sheet pan.  You can add/ subtract any veggies that suits your family's tastebuds.   We prefer red onion in our Greek recipes so we went with red onion instead of a yellow one.  We also added kalamata olives

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size
  • 1/2 red onion, thickly cubed
  • 4 green peppers, cut in large julienne (
  • 1 tomato, cubed (1/2 pint of Grape Tomatoes halved)
  • 8 oz mushrooms (fresh), sliced
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup sliced Kalamata Olives
  • 5 oz feta cheese (more to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried or 1/2 tablespoon fresh oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 lemon, freshly squeezed
  • 3 tablespoons oil

Instructions

    1. Blend all marinade ingredients (start with garlic powder) and let vegetables and chicken marinade for 24 hours in the refrigerator.  
    2. Remove and sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese and place under broiler for 10-12 minutes turning twice.
    3. If you notice that a lot of water is filling the pan, carefully drain some of the liquid. 
    4. Serve on rice pilaf

Notes

This serves 4 people increase amounts as needed.

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Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 463Total Fat 25gSaturated Fat 8gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 16gCholesterol 128mgSodium 625mgCarbohydrates 16gFiber 4gSugar 8gProtein 43g

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