This Greek chicken bake only has 5 ingredients and is super easy to make

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Just a few ingredients can come together to make a delicious, easy dinner in this Greek chicken bake recipe below. Tangy feta cheese, umami-rich tomatoes, briny olives and rice make this chicken a scrumptious one-pot meal.
The secret to making a great meal with just five ingredients is in choosing ingredients with tons of flavor. Feta marinated with an herb and olive oil combination, and olives cured with olive oil provide cooking fat with exceptional flavor. Using this oil to season the tomatoes, rice and chicken is the ideal way to add even more flavor to this dish.
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Greek Chicken Bake
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15 minutes
1 hour 20 minutes
1 hour 35 minutes
6 ounces herb-and-olive oil-marinated feta cheese
15 olive oil-marinated olives, pitted and chopped
1 pound cherry tomatoes, quartered
6 bone-in skinless chicken thighs
2 cups long-grain white rice
salt and pepper
Preheat the oven to 450°F.
Drizzle the cherry tomatoes with a tablespoon of the oil from the olives. Toss to combine. Roast for about 20 minutes, until just beginning to char.
Meanwhile, drizzle the chicken thighs with all of the herbed oil from the feta. Toss to combine and allow to marinate while the tomatoes cook.
After you have cooked the tomatoes, reduce the heat to 350°F. Deglaze the pan with 3 1/2 cups of boiling water. Bring up the fond.
Add the rice and olives to the pan and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper.
Arrange the thighs in the rice and drizzle with any remaining marinade. Cover with foil and bake for 50 minutes.
Remove the foil and sprinkle with the crumbled feta cheese. Bake for an additional 20-30 minutes.
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