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Our chicken & potato recipes for Easter dinner contain a mix of both vegetarian and non-vegetarian items. This easy baked chicken and potatoes would have many of you licking your fingers.

Baked Chicken & Potatoes For Easter

Easter is all about fun, get-together and feasting. Various types of dishes are prepared on this holy festival that marks the beginning of the spring season. Easter commemorates Jesus Christ's resurrection from the dead. One of the most important Christian festivals after Christmas, Easter gives people a time to rejoice, enjoy and make merry. People get engaged in preparing some of the most exotic and exclusive dishes that stand apart from the rest. Dinner, especially, is the most important of all traditions carried out on Easter. For a traditional menu, baked chicken and potatoes are simple perfect and delicious. Learn how to make baked chicken and potatoes on this Easter and surprise your guests with a different taste.

Baked Chicken & Potatoes Recipes

Recipe 1

  • One 3-4 pound Chicken (cut into serving pieces)
  • 6 Potatoes (peeled & quartered)
  • 1 cup Tomatoes (crushed)
  • 2 tbsp Parsley
  • 1 tsp Basil
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • ¼ cup Parmesan Cheese (grated)
  • 3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • Wash the chicken and wipe it dry using paper towels.
  • Pour adequate oil in a large roasting pan to cover full base of the pan.
  • Place the chicken pieces in the pan.
  • Place potatoes in between the chicken pieces.
  • Add tomatoes, parsley, basil, garlic, salt and pepper over the chicken and potatoes mixture.
  • Finally, spread the grated cheese and vegetable oil.
  • Bake the mixture in the oven at 375 degree F for about 1¼ hours, or until chicken becomes dark brown.
Recipe 2

  • 500 g Desiree Potatoes (cut into 3 cm pieces)
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 4 single Chicken Breast Fillets
  • 30 g Baby Spinach Leaves
  • 70 g fresh Shiitake Mushrooms (thinly sliced)
  • 4 slices light Swiss Cheese
  • Steamed Green Beans and Lemon Wedges (to serve)
  • Preheat oven to 200 degree C.
  • Line baking paper in a large roasting pan.
  • Arrange the potatoes in a single layer in the pan.
  • Drizzle olive oil. Add salt and pepper. Toss the mixture to coat well.
  • Roast the potatoes for 30 minutes.
  • Slit through the middle of each chicken breast.
  • Fill each chicken breast with spinach, mushrooms and cheese.
  • Secure the slit with a toothpick.
  • Add the chicken breasts to the potatoes.
  • Roast the preparation for further 15 minutes till the chicken is well cooked.
  • Serve hot with beans and lemon wedges.