One Pot Greek Chicken with Lemon Rice

  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: serves 4-6 1x


This One Pot Greek Chicken with Lemon Rice is a flavor-packed Mediterranean meal that cooks up easily and will delight the taste buds of all family members. Plus, only ONE POT to clean!



  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken tenders
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 small onion, finely diced (roughly 1 c)
  • 1 cup long grain white rice
  • 2 1/4 c chicken broth
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 lemons, zested and juiced
  • 2 Tbsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, sliced
  • parsley (for garnish)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Chop all ingredients.
  2. In a large pot (I suggest adutch oven), heat the 1 Tbsp of olive oil over medium high. Add the onion and garlic and saute 2-3 minutes until onions start to become translucent.
  3. Into the same pot, add rice, broth, salt, lemon juice, lemon zest, oregano, feta, sun-dried tomatoes, and kalamata olives. Stir and bring to a boil.
  4. Once it reaches a boil, turn off the heat and add chicken to pot. Cover and place in oven.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes until chicken is cooked through and rice is fluffy.
  6. Plate and garnish with finely chopped parsley and any remaining lemon zest.