Spanish Chicken and Potato Roast

Delve into the vibrant flavors of Spain with this delectable Spanish Chicken and Potato Roast recipe. Perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion, this dish brings a touch of Mediterranean flair to your table. Easy to prepare and full of aromatic spices, it’s an ideal choice for both novice and seasoned cooks.

Cooking Time

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Serving Size

  • Serves: 4 people


  • 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 2 large potatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
  • Lemon wedges (for serving)


  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Season Chicken: In a bowl, combine 2 tbsp olive oil, paprika, oregano, cayenne, salt, and pepper. Coat the chicken thighs evenly with this mixture.
  3. Prepare Vegetables: Toss the potato wedges, red bell pepper, onion, and garlic with the remaining olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  4. Assemble: In a large roasting pan, spread the vegetable mix. Place the seasoned chicken thighs on top.
  5. Roast: Roast in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the potatoes are tender.
  6. Garnish and Serve: Garnish with fresh parsley and serve with lemon wedges on the side.

Nutritional Information

NutrientAmount per Serving
Calories450 kcal
Total Fat27 g
Saturated Fat6 g
Cholesterol142 mg
Sodium325 mg
Total Carbohydrate30 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Sugars3 g
Protein25 g

Enjoy your flavorful and hearty Spanish Chicken and Potato Roast!