I really like baked hen breasts, however I do not like frying them. It is as a result of the items are typically massive and I often solely fry hen legs, thighs, and wings. Chicken to me appears greatest baked or marinade in a sauce. Right here is a straightforward recipe you may strive for baked hen breasts.

I do not eat Thousand Island dressing on salads. To me, it’s too heavy, and I like a lite dressing or French dressing overlaying my lettuce. I had a bottle of Thousand Island dressing within the fridge and did not wish to waste it and could not work out what to do with it. Since I had some hen breasts, I made a decision I might use the dressing to marinade the meat for greatest taste. You possibly can’t go improper with this recipe, and the result’s mouth-watering tastiness.


three to four hen breasts (I used bone in)

1 cup lite Thousand Island dressing

1 Tbsp Cajun seasoning

Salt and pepper to style

Flip the oven on and set to 350 levels. Wash the hen and pat dry. I am not gung-ho on salt, and I truly did not use salt for this recipe for the reason that dressing has a lot sodium in it, however if you happen to like salt then extra energy to you. I used Cajun seasoning for the hen ensuring I seasoned either side. Place the breasts in a casserole dish meaty facet up and pour the dressing over the hen. Pepper sauce and hen effectively. Ensure you use sufficient sauce to cowl the meat fully. You possibly can stick it within the fridge for 30 minutes to an hour or put it straight within the oven. I marinade the hen for about an hour earlier than inserting them within the oven. Take out of the fridge and pour a few of the sauce off the hen breasts. If you happen to put them straight within the oven, you may omit that step for the reason that meat would cook dinner in all of the sauce. Place the casserole dish within the oven and bake for 45 minutes. Take away from oven to verify if performed and typically I flip the hen over within the casserole dish. These hen breasts will come out juicy and flavorful, and all you actually need is the dressing to make them style good. I additionally wish to marinade hen tenders within the dressing then dredge them in flour and deep fry.Serve with steamed cabbage and rolls.

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