Use a homemade dressing to create this moist Russian Baked Chicken
Sometimes you just need some comfort food, something baked, something stick-to-your ribs delish. But you also need dinner the kids will love and you need it in a hurry. Make-ahead sauce to the rescue! This easy baked chicken uses my Homemade Russian Dressing as a base for a quick sauce resulting in tender, moist, meaty goodness. This dressing can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks in a sealed jar. Great to have on hand when you need that quick dinner, dip, or salad dressing.
I find skinless, boneless chicken thighs are a great family meal-maker. They are super flavourful, easy on the pocket book and ready-to-cook. Plus they’re naturally the perfect portion size – one for kids, two for adults.
This recipe makes a rich sauce which is perfect to serve over brown rice or quinoa so you can soak up every delicious drop! With a few veggies on the side, you have dinner with no effort at all. The kids are going to love, love, love ya…
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- 1 cup Homemade Russian Dressing
- 2 Tbsp mango chutney
- 4 Tbsp water
- 6-8 skinless boneless chicken thighs
- 3 Tbsp finely minced fresh parsley
- Freshly ground pepper
- Preheat oven to 350ºF.
- Combine dressing, chutney and water in a 9" x 12" baking dish.
- Arrange chicken thighs in the dish, turn to coat well in sauce.
- Bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes until cooked through.
- Remove from oven and garnish with parsley and pepper.
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