baked chicken recipe with potatoes
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Creamy Chicken Potato Bake

Baby potatoes tossed with Italian garlic sauce, baked alongside tender and juicy chicken breast.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked chicken, creamy chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
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Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 433kcal

Ingredients

  • lb Boneless chicken breast with skin on cut in halves, or skinless
  • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning mix
  • 2 Tbsp Oil or Ghee
  • 16 oz Baby Potatoes halved or quartered
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 Tbsp chopped dill fresh
  • 1 Tsp Chili flakes or to taste

For the Creamy Sauce

  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 4 Garlic Cloves pressed
  • 1 Tbsp Gluten-free flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ½ Cup Greek Yogurt
  • ½ Tsp Dried Basil
  • 1 Tsp Dried oregano
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly spray a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray. 
  • Season the chicken generously with salt, pepper, then sprinkle with Italian seasoning and chili flakes.
  • Add Olive oil or Ghee in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the chicken on both sides until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per side, then set aside on a plate.
  • Next, we'll make the creamy sauce. In the same skillet, add 2 tablespoons of oil or ghee, then add garlic and cook until fragrant. Add in chicken broth, oregano, and basil.
  • Add a bit of water to the greek yogurt to make it is more watery. Then add to the skillet. Bring to a simmer.
  • Meanwhile, in a small bowl whisk the flour with 2-3 Tbsp water until well combined. Add this mixture to the creamy sauce into the pan.
  • Continue to simmer until sauce thickens stirring frequently. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the seared chicken into the baking dish, then add potatoes and pour over the sauce.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes. or until chicken is cooked through and potatoes are tender. Garnish with fresh chopped herbs and enjoy!

Notes

Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 777mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 261IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 2mg