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Baked cheesy chicken with mushrooms.
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Baked Cheesy Chicken with Mushrooms

This Baked Cheesy Chicken with Mushrooms is one of the easiest and most flavorful recipes around! Tender chicken features melty mozzarella cheese and savory mushrooms. Baked to perfection, it's a savory meal full of tastes and textures that make your tastebuds sing.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken, cheese, chicken, mushrooms
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 356kcal

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • 9x13 baking dish

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 8 ounces mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, diced small
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Season the chicken breasts and evenly salt & pepper and Italian seasoning. (make sure your chicken breasts are thinner- pounding to 1/2 inch thickness if needed)
    1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced, salt & pepper to taste, 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat add the butter & olive oil.
    2 Tablespoons butter, 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • Next, add the chicken breast to the pan and brown each side of the chicken and place in 9x13 inch baking dish. (You won't be cooking the chicken all the way through. Just browning the outside)
  • To the hot skillet, add the chicken broth and scrape all the bit off the bottom of the pan as it simmers.
    1/2 cup chicken broth
  • Add the mushrooms, onions & garlic to the pan and simmer until tender.
    8 ounces mushrooms, 1 small onion, thinly sliced, 2 cloves garlic, diced small
  • Add the mushroom mixture over the top of the chicken.
  • Then, add the cheese to the top of the chicken and mushrooms.
    1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • Bake for 15-20 mins uncovered until the chicken is cooked through. (Use a meat thermometer to check that the internal temperature of the cooked chicken is 165F.)

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 466mg | Potassium: 690mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 421IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 181mg | Iron: 1mg