This easy chicken bake makes your everyday dinner a great moment: better and comfy. Creamy chicken bake recipes are perfect for those moments when you are in a hurry after a busy day and need to prep a delicious dinner in less than one hour. Ready to bake chicken breast filets already skinned and deboned are great for the recipe, as they are lean, easy to handle, and cook fast. This recipe also works with chicken tights, although baking time will be longer.
Canned creamy and condensed mushroom soup and chicken soup give lots of flavor to the final sauce and make the cream chicken bake an easy and quick dish. If you have the time, you can instead use homemade creamy soup, adding sliced fresh or canned mushrooms.
Although some recipes will ask you to put the chicken with the creamy sauce into the baking dish and bake all together, this recipe became much more flavorful and with nicer texture when baking the seasoned chicken breast alone for 20 minutes before covering them with creamy sauce and continuing baking for 20 more minutes. When done, the chicken will be moist and tender and the sauce will be creamy and lightly caramelized on top. Serve this creamy chicken bake it with rice, potato purée or pasta only tossed with butter or salad.
HOW TO MAKE THIS CREAMY CHICKEN BAKE RECIPE?
STEP 1: First thing preheat oven to 420ºF/medium/200ºC for about 10 minutes.
STEP 2: Meanwhile, arrange chicken breasts on a baking dish. Season it with half garlic, salt, pepper, paprika, and wine rest for about 10 minutes.
STEP 3: Bake chicken breasts uncovered for about 20 minutes until firm outside, but not completely cooked inside.
STEP 4: In the meantime, heat butter, stir in garlic, onion, salt, and pepper. When fragrant, add mushrooms and mix until liquid evaporates. Add both condensed cream soups and the double cream, stirring constantly until it boils and thickens. Add chives, season again with salt and pepper. Rest aside.
STEP 5: Pour sauce on chicken breast and bake for about 30 more minutes, until chicken is cooked through (insert a knife blade to test for doneness or use a cooking thermometer – 165Fº/ Cº) and cream thickens, bubbles, and lightly browns.Print
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