Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Oregano Chicken – Kotopoulo Riganato

In Greek: κοτόπουλο ριγανάτο, say: koh-TOH-poo-loh ree-ghah-NAH-toh This is my favorite recipe for oregano chicken. It involves three steps: brining, browning, and boiling, and is worth every minute of prep time. The resulting chicken – stewed with onion, lemon juice, olive oil, and plenty of oregano, is delicious and falling-off-the-bone tender. Prep Time: 4 hours Cook Time: 1 hour, […]

Chicken with Sweet Red Peppers – Kotopoulo me Kokkines Piperies

In Greek: κοτόπουλο με κόκκινες πιπεριές, pronounced koh-TOH-poo-loh meh KOH-kee-nes pee-peh-ree-YES This stovetop dish is easy to make, and the combination of tastes is fabulous. Chicken is stewed with sweet red peppers (bell, or corno di toro), white wine, and olive oil. It’s an economical dish and looks beautiful on the table. Cook Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes […]

How To Make Chicken Broth

Chicken broth is easy to make, and can be made the traditional way in a stew pot, or in a pressure cooker. Both methods create a broth that works well in Greek recipes. Difficulty: Easy Time Required: 3 hours with pot, 30 minutes with pressure cooker Here’s How: Start with a stewing hen. These produce a much […]

Colorful Chicken & Pasta Salad – Kotosalata

In Greek: κοτοσαλάτα, pronounced koh-toh-sah-LAH-tah This wonderful pasta salad calls for chicken, carrots, celery, potatoes, onions, parsley, and pickles. Tip:Try this recipe with leftover chicken soup! Ingredients: 1/2 chicken (approximately 1 1/2 pounds) 2 carrots (whole) 1/2 bunch of wild celery or 1 bunch of thick stalk celery, cut into stalks 1 onion (whole) 2 teaspoons […]