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Baked Creamy Chicken

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF), who often need to consume additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

This creamy chicken dish is a quick and easy meal to make on busy weeknights.

Prep time: 60 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 6-oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 1-oz. slices Swiss cheese
  • ½ can of condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 2 tbsp. white cooking wine or chicken broth
  • ½ c. stuffing mix
  • ¼ c. butter, melted

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (176°C).
  2. Arrange chicken in a lightly greased baking dish.
  3. Top each piece of chicken with cheese slices.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine soup (freeze the remainder of the soup for later use) and wine or chicken broth. Mix well.
  5. Pour the soup mixture over the chicken.
  6. In a separate bowl, mix stuffing crumbs and butter together. Put bread crumbs on top of chicken.
  7. Bake for 45 to 50 minutes. Be sure that chicken is no longer pink inside.

Serves: 4

Serving size: 1 chicken breast

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
539 calories
51 g protein
25 g fat
953 mg sodium
279 mg calcium

Note: Cooking wine was used in this nutritional analysis. Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Serve with your favorite rice or pasta dish.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012