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Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkCooking & Recipes · 2 months ago

can you make greek chicken if you don't have oregano. will it still be delicious?

i saw a couple of receips calling for oregano but i dont have fresh or even the oregano in the jar. im completed wiped out. wondering if my greek chicken will still taste great with just garlic, lemon juice, black pepper, and italian seasoning blend

9 Answers

  • denise
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    You could try adding a little thyme ?, maybe half and half with the Italian seasoning?.

  • WTF? You hate Greek chicken - not enough flavor, remember?

  • Janet
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    It will taste great. Not quite the same as the recipe intended it to taste, but it will still taste great.

  • 2 months ago

    Yes it will still taste great and italian seasoning will have oregano in it.  If you have marjoram you can substitute that.

    I have a greek friend who has an amazing oregano plant in her yard that she has allowed me to snitch cuttings of.  When I did this she dragged me into an ongoing dispute with her husband about the difference and superiority of greek oregano over italian oregano.  Yes, they are different and I have both but use them pretty much interchangably. 

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Do you have majoram? I guess you can use Italian seasoning, there is oregano in it.

  • 2 months ago

    It will be fne. It might not be as 'Greek' as you intended, but it will still be flavorful.

  • 2 months ago

    The Italian seasoning blend has oregano in it. 

    It will taste just fine, many of the same spices and herbs are used in both countries particularly in the southern part of Italy. 

  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Authentic it won't be. But it will be fine. If you are photographing it, just use some chopped parsley. 

    (And it tastes better with Fresh oregano, not dried). 

  • 2 months ago

    Sounds fine to me. It won't taste exactly the same but it will be just as good

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