Total Time
1hr 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

From The Book of Greek Cooking (present from my second cousin.)Sometimes I get a craving for this and it hits the spot.(The sauce isn't supposed to be as lumpy as I made it in the picture. I forgot to stir it!)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chicken:.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 F (175 C).
  3. Place half of the butter, lemon zest and oregano inside the chicken.
  4. Melt remaining butter in a casserole dish.
  5. Add chicken and brown all over.
  6. Pour in lemon juice,stock, salt, pepper and remaining oregano.
  7. Cover casserole and roast 75-90 minutes or until chicken is cooked and the juices run clear.
  8. Transfer chicken to a heated dish.
  9. Sauce:.
  10. Measure 1 cup of the cooking liquid.
  11. Whisk eggs and lemon juice.
  12. Gradually whissk in hot cooking liquid.
  13. Place bowl over a pan of simmering water and heat gently, stirring until sauce is thick and smooth.
  14. Place sauce over carved chicken.