Baked Greek Chicken Marylands

A chicken Maryland is a cut of chicken which contains both the drumstick and thigh. You can do any number of recipes with this cut and here’s one we really love…

This easy, Greek-style, lemon baked Chicken Maryland with potatoes and herbs is a one pot meal.


  • 4 pieces chicken maryland 
  • 1/2 kg potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon | 15g rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoon | 20g minced garlic 
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup olive oil


  1. Place all ingredients in a big mixing bowl.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Cover with clingfilm and refrigerate overnight.
  4. Alternative: place everything in a ziplock bag and refrigerate.
  5. Remove marinated chicken from the fridge at least 2 hours prior.
  6. Transfer the marinated chicken to a heat proof container or heavy based pan.
  7. Pre-heat oven to 425 F | 190C 
  8. Baked for 45 minutes until chicken marylands turn brown.
  9. Remove chicken pieces to a platter and continue to bake the potatoes for 10 minutes. 
  10. Return chicken to the pan to soak in the sauce.
  11. Serve immediately.

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