One Skillet Greek Chicken

This Greek Chicken Skillet is a one pan meal that's full of bold flavors and made super quick! You'll love this recipe!

This One Skillet Greek Chicken is full of bold flavors, fresh veggies and orzo pasta, for a complete meal all in one pan!

This One Skillet Greek Chicken is a one pan meal that's full of bold flavors and made super quick! You'll love this recipe!pinterestI’m pretty much obsessed with Greek flavors and this one skillet dinner is full of them!

You know how much I love quick and easy dinners, especially ones that are prepared in ONE SKILLET so it’s no wonder that this chicken dish, paired with the bold Greek flavors is one of my all time favorites.

This One Skillet Greek Chicken is a one pan meal that's full of bold flavors and made super quick! You'll love this recipe!

I actually already have a recipe very similar to this in my archives, but it needed a fresh twist.

One Skillet Greek Chicken Recipe

For this recipe I used boneless chicken thighs with the skin on. It can be difficult to find this combination, but when in doubt, buy bone-in, skin-on thighs and just remove the bone yourself.

It’s actually really easy to do. Just turn the chicken skin-side down on a sturdy cutting board and run a sharp knife along the bone. Slide your knife under the meat and remove the bone!

This One Skillet Greek Chicken is a one pan meal that's full of bold flavors and made super quick! You'll love this recipe!

How To Make Greek Chicken

  • Pan sear the chicken thighs and finish cooking them in the oven. (I use an oven safe skillet to start so everything cooks in one pan)
  • Remove the chicken and cook the orzo pasta in the skillet.
  • Stir in a little spinach, some kalmata olives, roasted red bell peppers, a little purple onion and top with feta cheese!

This skillet dinner is so fresh and flavorful! You’re going to fall head over heels in love with it!

This One Skillet Greek Chicken is a one pan meal that's full of bold flavors and made super quick! You'll love this recipe!

Everyone in my family devoured it, and it’s been made a permanent resident on our menu!

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One Skillet Greek Chicken

This quick and easy Greek Chicken Skillet is all made in just one pan and full of deliciously bold flavors.

  • Author: Shawn Syphus | I Wash You Dry
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 to 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 6 to 8 boneless, skin on chicken thighs*
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed/minced
  • 1 cup orzo pasta, uncooked
  • 14oz. chicken broth
  • 1 cup kalmata olives, halved
  • 1 tsp fresh dill weed
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 handfuls baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup roasted red bell pepper strips, chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely diced purple onion

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven 425 degrees F.
  2. Heat oil in a large, oven safe skillet over medium high heat. Season chicken thighs with oregano and salt and pepper on both sides and sear skin side down in skillet for 3 minutes. Flip and sear the other side for an additional 3 minutes. Transfer skillet to oven and cook 10 to 15 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Carefully remove skillet from oven and transfer chicken to a plate to keep warm. Drain any fat from skillet and discard.
  3. Return the skillet to the stove top over medium heat. Saute the garlic until fragrant and then add in the orzo, chicken broth and olives. Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer covered for 15 minutes, or until pasta is tender.
  4. Stir in the dill weed, lemon zest, and spinach, stirring until the spinach wilts slightly. Return the chicken to the skillet and warm. Top with the feta cheese, roasted red bell peppers and purple onion. Enjoy!

Notes

*You can use skinless chicken thighs or breasts if desired.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6

This Greek Chicken Skillet is a one pan meal that's full of bold flavors and made super quick! You'll love this recipe!

About the author

Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes with a bit of life sprinkled in. Mom to 4 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.
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Shawn Syphus Hi, I'm Shawn and I'm a busy mom of four; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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