Easy Baked Caesar Chicken


Posted: January 19

Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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What if you took the best parts of a popular salad and just... left the salad out? Easy Baked Caesar Chicken has juicy chicken coated in that tangy, creamy sauce that you just can't get enough of, with some sour cream to bring out those beloved flavors even more! Made irresistible with sharp parmesan, Easy Baked Caesar Chicken is perfect for piling on top of potatoes, rice, or toast for that crunchy crouton experience. This dish comes together in a snap, and it'll disappear in a hurry as well!


Ingredients

• 4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, and pounded to 1-inch thickness • 1 1/2 cups parmesan cheese, grated and divided • fresh cracked black pepper, to taste • 1 cup Caesar salad dressing • 1/2 cup sour cream, optional

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2

Spray the inside of an 8x11-inch baking dish with non-stick spray.

Step 3

Sprinkle the chicken breasts with 1 cup parmesan cheese and season with black pepper.

Step 4

Place the chicken into the prepared baking dish.

Step 5

Whisk together the caesar dressing and the sour cream in a small bowl.

Step 6

Pour the dressing mixture over the chicken.

Step 7

Top with the remaining 1/2 cup parmesan cheese.

Step 8

Bake the chicken until cooked through, registering 165 degrees F when tested with a meat thermometer, about 30 minutes.

Step 9

Turn the oven settings to broil and broil the chicken breasts until they turn golden brown, about 2-4 minutes.

Step 10

Remove the chicken from the oven, covering the baking dish with foil.

Step 11

Let the chicken rest for at least 5 minutes before serving.

Step 12

Serve!


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