BAKED CAESAR CHICKEN RECIPE

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Caesar Chicken is the perfect melt in your mouth chicken recipe! It’s creamy, simple, and filled with flavor. This easy chicken recipe only has 4 Ingredients and takes less than 30 minutes. It’s one of the absolute BEST chicken recipes out there. This baked caesar chicken is the easiest and tastiest weeknight dinner ever!

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 chicken breasts boneless, skinless
  • 1 cup Caesar salad dressing
  • ½ cup sour cream (optional)
  • 1-1½ cup Parmesan cheese grated

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Heat oven to 375F and spray the inside of an 8″ x 11″ baking dish with cooking spray.
  • If the breasts are uneven thickness, pound them (placed in a Ziploc bag and on a flat surface) to an even ¾”-1″ thickness using a meat pounder. Sprinkle the breasts (both sides) with grated Parmesan cheese & freshly ground black pepper, and place them in the prepared baking dish.
  • Whisk together Caesar dressing and sour cream in a small bowl. Pour the Caesar/sour cream mixture over each breasts then sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese on top.
  • Place the prepared chicken in the oven and bake at 375F for 30 minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted in the thickest part of one of the middle breasts reads 150°F.
  • Turn the oven to broil and broil the breasts an additional 2-4 minutes or until the chicken turns golden brown. It can burn quickly, so watch it closely. When done, a meat thermometer should register 165F when stuck into the thickest part of one of the middle breasts. Remove from the oven, cover loosely with foil and allow chicken to rest 5-10 minutes before serving.
  • If desired, garnish with chopped parsley.

NUTRITION

  • CALORIES: 649KCAL
  • CARBOHYDRATES: 3G
  • PROTEIN: 39G
  • FAT: 52G
  • SATURATED FAT: 15G
  • CHOLESTEROL: 135MG
  • SODIUM: 1465MG
  • POTASSIUM: 510MG
  • SUGAR: 2G
  • CALCIUM: 509MG
  • IRON: 1.4MG
VITAMIN A: 525IU VITAMIN C: 1.7MG
This recipe is sourced from : www.thecookierookie.com

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