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Greek Honey Herbed Chicken Healthy Dinner Recipe Idea

Honey Herbed Chicken with Watermelon Greek Inspired Salad

Tender, juicy chicken in a honey, herbed syrup finished with fresh kalamata olives. Serve with a fresh watermelon, mint and oregano salad, finished with yoghurt a honey syrup.
Course Dinner, lunch
Cuisine Greek
Keyword Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Preservative Free, Refined Sugar Free
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 4


Honey Herbed Chicken

Watermelon, Mint, Oregano Salad with Yoghurt & Honey Syrup 


  • In a small saucepan add juice from 2 lemons with honey, garlic and extra virgin olive oil. Combine and set aside. 
  • Place the chicken in one layer in a roasting tray. Drizzle with the honey and lemon syrup evenly. 
  • Cut the remaining lemon into wedges and place between chicken thighs. 
  • Sprinkle chicken with sesame and oregano sea salt. 
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Add olives and green beans to the chicken tray and bake for a further 20 mins - 30 mins or until chicken is cooked through and golden. Sprinkle with oregano just before serving. 
  • Meanwhile make the watermelon salad. In a small saucepan gently heat honey and orange juice, whisk to combine. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  • Arrange watermelon onto a serving plate. Drizzle over extra virgin olive oil and pour over honey syrup. 
  • Dollop with yoghurt over watermelon. Sprinkle with oregano and mint leaves.