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One Pot Oven Roasted Chicken Dinner

5 from 3 votes
Chen Koren
Oven roasted chicken dinner is probably the easiest and most delicious way to cook a wholesome meal for your family.
Servings: 4


  • Large deep baking pan


  • 3 chicken leg quarters (you can divide them or leave as is)
  • cups brown basmati rice
  • 2 large onions, cut into rings
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 2 medium potatoes, cut into chunks
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon date syrup (or maple)
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon paprika


  • In a bowl, combine ¼ cup of olive oil, paprika, date syrup, salt and black pepper.
  • Add the leg quarters, potatoes and sweet potatoes and coat well.
  • Preheat the oven to 355 degrees F. / 180 degrees C.
  • Place the onion rings on the bottom of a sheet pan, drizzle ¼ cup of olive oil and pour over the rice evenly.
  • Arrange the leg quarters on top of the rice, add the potatoes and sweet potatoes and pour the water in the spaces between the chicken and potatoes.
  • Cover with parchment paper, then aluminum foil and bake for an hour and 40 minutes.
  • Remove the parchment and foil and bake for another 20 minutes, until the chicken is browning.


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I speed up the cooking process by baking at a higher temperature?
Yes, you can bake at 400 F (200 C) for an hour, then remove the covers and bake for another 20-25 minutes.

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