Baked chicken is an excellent choice for a dish. It is very easy to prepare and tastes great when properly done. Baked chicken has a very versatile taste. Adding a handful of spices and other tasty ingredients also adds excitement to the overall flair of the dish.
Compared to beef or pork, chicken is considered a healthier choice. Chicken also partners well with vegetables. In fact, most balanced diets include chicken. There are a lot of easy to cook chicken recipes. It only takes a minute to check some of these recipes on the internet.
Compared to roasting or grilling, baking preserves the internal juices of the chicken making them more succulent and tender. Baking also requires less preparation and less mess compared to the effort required when grilling or roasting.
The following two recipes are some of the easiest baked chicken recipes to prepare.
Baked Chicken with Broccoli
For this particular recipe, the broccoli complements well with the chicken. It also adds a healthy touch to the dish by adding some vegetables.
- Two-cups of cubed cooked chicken.
- Two-cups of chopped cooked broccoli.
- 2-cups soft bread cubes.
- One jar chicken gravy.
- Two cups grated cheese.
- One half cup undiluted evaporated mild.
In a buttered baking dish, layer the broccoli, chicken, bread cubes and cheese. In a separate dish, combine the gravy, milk, and pepper. You can add a little bit of salt to taste. Make sure to mix it thoroughly. Once done, pour over the mixture on the chicken and let it sit for at least an hour for the mixture to seep into the chicken meat.
Preheat the oven for 3750F. Bake the chicken for 30 minutes or until the desired consistency is achieved. Using a thermometer, check the internal temperature of the chicken. It should be well-cooked when it reaches 1600F.
- Six pieces of chicken.
- One 3-ounce can of mushrooms.
- One can of beef bouillon soup.
- Five tablespoon Worcestershire sauce.
- Three-tablespoon flour.
- One clove garlic.
- Two tablespoons of lemon juice.
- Ttwo bay leafs.
- One of four quarter cup of butter.
Melt the butter in a pan and add some mushrooms. Sauté the chicken until cooked. Remove the mushrooms and the chicken. Use the melted fat in the gravy mixture. Pour the melted fat into a bowl, mix the bouillon soup with flour and season it with garlic, pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and bay leaf. Stir the mixture until thick and add the mushrooms. Put the chicken in a casserole and pour over the sauce. Cover the casserole and slow cook it over 3000F for 2 hours or until your desired consistency is achieved.
These are just some easy cooking recipes for chicken. For more exciting flavor, you can experiment by adding some new ingredients. For the first recipe, you can add additional vegetables like carrots. While for the casserole, some spices will also add more flavor to the dish.