Friday, October 16, 2009

Simply Great Chicken

I visit all of your wonderful blogs and see so much delicious food that my must-make recipe folders are literally bulging and bursting. There are recipes that don't make it to my folders, however, and those are the ones that look especially delicious, easy and quick, perfect for those nights when I don't have the time or inclination to spend a lot of time in the kitchen but still want to prepare something nice.

Here's a three ingredient recipe that I think that at first blush many would pass by. However, don't let its simplicity deceive you; it's so simple and so delicious that the recipe has earned its name. I discovered this keeper recipe on Bunny's Warm Oven. Carol, who's an absolute doll and one of three fabulous cooks, posted this on Bunny's Warm Oven. If you haven't visited with them before, I hope you do because, as I mentioned, there are three fabulous cooks, each preparing a recipe for a portion of a meal so that we have the benefit of seeing a whole meal. A trio of delicious recipes in every post!

Simply Great Chicken

About 3 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken (I've used both thighs and breasts)
1 ( .7 ounce) packet of dried Italian dressing mix (such as Good Seasonings)
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 12 inch x 9 inch pan and set aside, and/or it may be preferable to line your dish with aluminum foil as the sugar tends to caramelize while baking.

Rinse chicken, pat dry with paper towels.

Combine and the dried Italian seasoning mix and the brown sugar, mixing together well.

Dip and press the chicken pieces into the mixture, coating front and back and place into your prepared pan, topside of the chicken facing up. Any extra coating that remains can just be sprinkled over the chicken.

Carol says to cook for 50-60 minutes or until chicken is done. I do that as well, but during the interim, I turn the chicken over a couple of times and spoon the resultant saucy melted brown sugar mix over the baking chicken allowing, with the final turn leaving the topside facing up for the last bit of baking. I want to get as much of that flavorful coating as I can.

Carol, I want to thank you again for such a delicious share. I've already made this recipe twice and am looking forward to it again and again!


184 comments:

  1. This sounds wonderful and so easy! Thanks for sharing :)

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  2. What a great find Katy and hats off to the three cooks on the blog as well....I agree...it is a great site. Thanks for sharing both!

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  3. My Goodness, this chicken looks so flavorful and gorgeous. Will come in sooo useful now that the colder months are here and I find my self baking everything !

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  4. That looks soooo yummy! Having just a few ingredients can make such a wonderful dish, because you don't have flavors competing with each other.

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  5. I think I passed over this recipe too quickly on Bunny's blog. After your review I'm definitely giving it a try!

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  6. I saw this on Bunny's blog and thought it looked pretty good, now I am convinced that I need to make it.
    Mimi

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  7. Wow Katy this is a good find..chicken smothered in goodness, love it:)

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  8. This looks delicious! I love how the marinade looks!

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  9. This certainly sounds like its worth a try. Thanks!

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  10. This looks great...I just love recipes that are so easy to throw together and even better when there are only 3 ingredients!!! Can't wait to give this a try! I actually have some split chicken breasts in the refrigerator...do you think they would work??? I have the other two ingredients :)

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  11. oh wow, this looks wonderful! dishes that are quick, but delicious are the very best, thanks for this!

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  12. I haven't taken much time for cooking lately..I've immersed myslef in crafts. You won't believe it but we haven't even been able to sit at the table to eat...it's totally covered in crafting junk! LOL

    This recipe is so easy that I can squeeze it into my day...thansk for sharing! *off to clean off the dining room table*

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  13. KATY!!!!!!!!! I'm thrilled that you love this chicken! We sure do too! I haven't made it in a while....I'm thinkin' I might just put this on the menu this coming week.
    Thanks for your lovely words.....you're a sweetheart! :)

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  14. Wow, that picture is making my stomach growl!

    How easy this recipe is....! I always have those ingredients on hand, too...I'm going to have to try it!

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  15. I never tried chicken with sugar before. I should absolutely try this. The recipe sounds easy. Thanks for sharing.

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  16. Beautiful Picture Katy.

    I've made this chicken as well and it's wonderful. You're blog has some truly wonderful dishes as well GF. You're a sweet lady.

    hugs, Cyndy

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  17. Oh that sounds so different but I'm sure it's good. I love Bunny's site. I will have to try this sometime since I love SIMPLE!!!!

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  18. Uh oh, another recipe to add my someday list. Thanks for sharing, Katy...

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  19. I somehow missed this delicious looking chicken on Carol's blog, so I'm glad you tried it and posted it Katy. It looks wonderful with the yummy sauce coating every bite! I can always use easy and tasty dishes...Thanks!

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  20. Wow, you would think that from the picture it would consist of alot of ingredients, but only three! This is my kind of recipe!

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  21. What a great idea--that's a combo I wouldn't have thought of, but thinking about it sounds delicious; and your photo is beautiful.

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  22. Wow, this is simple chicken! I can never have enough easy chicken recipes!

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  23. This sounds and looks delicious! The brown sugar gives it a kind of glaze. Sweet and spicy, mmmm.

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  24. OOOH that looks YUMMY! Your pictures always look so darned tasty! I love reading your blog weekly!! Diana

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  25. wow!! that seems like such a yummy combo... italian dressing & b. sugar!
    Thanks to you my recipe box is now even BIGGER!!
    haha
    -Mini Baker

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  26. Wow, so simple!! And I bet the flavors are awesome...'specially with all that turnin' & dippin'!

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  27. excellent! I do something similar with potatoes/onions/peppers...

    Fast, easy and very very tasty. I will (LOL) put this in my bursting at the seams file of things I want to cook... But it is a long winter away from the grill for me

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  28. This is so nice! The brown sugar gives it such great color. Yum! Will have to try this one. :D

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  29. Oh Katy! This is such a fast and easy recipe that I know my husband would really love! Thanks for sharing it!

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  30. I really enjoy Bunny's Warm oven. Lots of great recipes. This chicken dish that you prepared is perfect for a weeknight meal. I am saving this one!

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  31. Now that is some tasty looking chicken, looks like a keeper!

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  32. I LOVE, LOVE those little Good Seasons Italian seasoning packets. It's the only thing I'll season my breadsticks and pasta salad with. I never thought about chicken though. I'll have to give it a try!

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  33. Great find! I'll have to give this a try. And three ingredients? That just can't be beat!

    ;) amy

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  34. The minute I saw brown sugar, I knew I would like this. What is it about brown sugar that makes all the difference in a recipe?

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  35. Katy - I left an award for you on my blog!

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  36. I'm always looking for another great chicken recipe and I can't wait to try this!

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  37. I saw this on Bunny's blog and made it that week - I do need quick recipes mid-week and this looked (and was) delicious. Yours is so enticing!

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  38. I love dishes like this, katy. It looks delicious! Simple, perfect for a weeknight! Thanks!

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  39. Katy, these chicken looks oh so good, but I'm still waiting for the mall cinamon rolls that are low fat!

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  40. Hey, Hey!! I want those cinnamon rolls!!! Look gorgeous!! But the chicken also looks great!

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  41. I made this chicken last night and oh it was so good!!!:) And we have leftovers for tonight..yummy!

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  42. This is one of those "can't wait to make it" recipes! Sounds delicious. Thanks for the post.

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  43. Katy - This was on my meal plan this week, the chickies and I both heartily approve! :)

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  44. I made this for dinner last night and everyone loved it. Mine didn't caramelize, maybe my skinless, boneless chicken breasts were too juicy. But I just thickened the sauce with a little cornstarch on the stove and it tasted delicious! Thanks!

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  45. Always looking for easy chicken recipes!!
    Thanks for dropping by and commenting via Facebook since Blogger is acting up on mine!

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  46. This is in the oven cooking now, stay tuned for flavor update ...

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  47. Has anyone tried this on a grill (wrapped in foil packet and turned several times)?

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  48. didnt know what to do for dinner tonight....this will be what we try!! thanks

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  49. What goes gd with this?

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    1. In this household, plain rice and a vegetable, such as broccoli. Any little bit of sauce that remains in the pan is used on the rice. YUM!

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    2. does it work well if the chicken has bones? Legs and thighs?

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    3. I've made this twice with skinless bone-in thighs, and it comes out absolutely delicious!

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    4. That's the way I make it as well! I just love this recipe!

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  50. Do you make the good seasons dressing according to package then add the brown sugar?

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    1. The Italian seasoning is used dry; do not prepare it as as a salad dressng. The packet is mixed with the brown sugar and then the chicken is sprinkled with/dredged with the mixture. Hope this helps.

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  51. Making right now, looking forward to it!

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    1. Chris, I hope you like this as much as we do!

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  52. Thanks to all to all who left such nice comments. To those who tried this, I hope you like this as much as we do. We love it for its great taste and simplicity.

    To Anonymous September 7,use dry the Italian package seasoning without making it into a dressing. You are combining it dry with the brown sugar and sprnkling/dredging the chicken in it. There should be enough fat even on the boneless, skinless chicken to give it some moisture, and the brown sugar will melt down.

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  53. Help! I don't have any brown sugar! I have regular sugar and caro syrup. Is there a good substitution or do you suggest I just wait to get to the store?

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    1. Hmmm...brown sugar is just a mixture of molasses and white sugar, and in a pinch I've substituted it to make cinnamon rolls. Personally, I'd wait to buy brown sugar, but that's me. I used a ratio the two ingredients that I found on line by googling but to my taste it was far too molasses-y for me.

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  54. Do you use light or dark brown sugar? Do you think either one could work? Excited about making this!

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    1. It's personal preference, but probably the light brown. The darker brown has more molasses in it, and if you are not a fan of a bigger molasses favor, I'd forgo it. I use the dark molasses to make gingersnap cookies, caramel, and the like.

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  55. Raw chicken should never be rinsed - it only spreads bacteria and possibly salmonella, E.coli, and other pathogens. Handle as little as possible.

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    1. I know, that's what I've always thought, it's such a messy process to rinse because you gotta sanitize the faucet after because you probably splashed some raw juice on it...why bother??? I just don't understand what the need is?

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  56. I am making this tomorrow night for supper and was wondering if you cover the chicken while baking? This looks so good! I can't wait to eat it! :D

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    1. I personally don't but I suppose if you wanted to, it would be all right. It would reduce the cooking time if you choose to cover while baking.

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  57. Do you know how many calories is in 1 piece of chicken and can I use leg pieces as well?

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    1. Oh golly, I think I may be among the last people you should ask about calories, smiles.

      I generally make this with chicken thighs, but I think any part of the chicken you have on hand would work well.

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  58. Winner, Winner, chicken dinner!!! Kids loved it!

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    1. I am delighted that you enjoyed this. I get a kick out of sharing good food!

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  59. Cooked this tonight for the family. They loved it! I used chicken legs (what I had in freezer)instead and it was excellent. Followed the exact direction for mixing and turned/drizzeled halfway through cooking. "It's a keeper" said my 7yr old.

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    1. Don't you just love seeing happy faces at the dinner table! It's the best feeling!

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  60. Is there any way that this could be converted to being cooked in a crock pot?

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    1. I don't see why not, but I haven't tried it. Try googling converting recipes to the crock pot (slow cooker). I think all you'll need is a timetable.

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  61. I have to tell you that this recipe is wonderful! We have a 3 year old son who has Autism. He has sensory issues and will only get three foods, cheese pizza, plain hotdog (without bun), and Cheerios. But he ate this chicken!!!! This is a very big deal! Thank you so much for posting this recipe.

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    1. Carrie, bless your heart and bless your family. Since reading your post my spirit has soared. Thank YOU for your very kind note.

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  62. Do you use the 3.5lbs? All I have is 3lbs. What should I adjust?

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    1. Samantha,nowadays I use four to six chicken thighs, as there's only the two of us. I use the whole recipe for the coating. It makes more than I probably need but I like the coating, smiles. For a difference of half a pound of chicken, I wouldn't give it a second thought.

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  63. could i use boneless Skinless chicken tenders ? would the cook time differ any?

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    1. I think it would be fine. I googled for a timetable and the best answer I could find was 350 for 20-30 minutes for boneless, skinless breasts. I would check after 20 minutes for doneness and then add time as needed.

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  64. My 9 year old son told me I finally succeded at cooking something! It was awesome :)

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    1. Aren't kids funny! I'm sure you make many good and delicious meals! I'm glad he liked this :)

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  65. Have u tried this on pork chops at all? I wanna use this glaze but all I have are chops right now, so do u think it will taste just as good?

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    1. Since reading your question, I've been thinking on it, and the short answer is: I don't know. Alas, I'm one of those scaredy-cat cooks in the kitchen who don't deviate too much from a recipe, and I seem to lack the fearlessness of some cooks, like my mother, who create something fabulous out of nothing. I would be hesitant to try it, but I know oftentimes pork is swapped out for chicken, and vice versa, in recipes. I'm thinking of my Chinese chow mein recipe where I've done that, and I should've stayed with the original recipe :)

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    2. Well I tried it on pork chops and it was DIVINE!! I will say that I wrapped a piece of bacon around the pork chops first and instead of "coating" the chops I placed them in the bottom of the baking dish and sprinkled the brown sugar/dressing mixture on top and then baked it. when it came out of the oven I used a spoon and drizzled the syrup over the chops before serving.

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    3. Well I tried it on pork chops and it was DIVINE! I think I liked it better on the pork chops. I wrapped my chops in bacon first, placed them in the bottom of my baking dish and then sprinkled the brown sugar/dressing mixture on top of the chops. Once the chops were done I drizzled the syrup mixture over the chops and then served. They were SO good!!

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  66. Do you know if I could use italian dressing? I have everything in my pantry and would prefer to not have to drive to the store for just a little packet of seasoning! Thanks!

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    1. I personally woiukldn't as it adds oil and vinegar. I'm not sure how it would go with the brown sugar.

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  67. I need to know if using chicken with the skin on is ok. Also if it has bones in it. Didn't realize what I bought had them. Any cooking changes?

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    1. I personally wouldn't because you are adding additional ingredients like oil and vinegar. There are recipes out there for just marinating the chicken in bottled Italian dressing and then baking. My boyfriend makes it all the time; it's one of his favorites but I don't care for it particularly.

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  68. This looks delicious! I'm going to try to make this tonight if we have the ingredients on hand.

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  69. ahhh help! i don't have dry Italian seasoning! is there a way i can make bottled dressing work?

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    1. I wouldn't because of the oil and vinegar, but that's me. If you goggle, you'll find recipes for marinating the chicken in bottled Italian dressing. It's a recipe my sweetie introduced me to. I don't care for it but he loves it!

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  70. So I dont have the Italian dry seasoning I just have the Italian Dressing for salads! Could I use it with the brown sugar and just pour it over the chicken? Do you think it would taste ok?

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    1. See reply above. It's a good question!

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  71. Can you use Italian Dressing in a bottle? Has anyone done that?

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    1. Heather, sorry to be so late in getting back to everyone. I haven't used the bottled Italian dressing and would be reluctant to try it. A couple of other ladies have raised the same question, and I personally would just wait until I had the dried seasoning packet. If all you have is the bottled dressing, I would be inclined to just marinate the chicken in the dressing and then bake/grill it. It's an old-timey recipe that I've seen kicking around on the web. When my sweetie was single, that was something he would make for himself. I personally don't care for it, but if you google chicken, Italian dressing I'm sure you'll find many variations of it. Good luck!

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    1. I don't see why not. Sounds like a great idea.

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  73. OH MY GOSH!! This is amazing. My husband said he was sick of Chicken. I made this and he is already asking for it again! Thank you so much!

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    1. Big SMILES! I get the same groans here too but not when it comes to this recipe :)

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  74. What kind of sides would you make to go with this chicken recipe?

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    1. For us, rice and broccoli. I would try to stay away from anything sweet because the coating on the chicken is sweet. Plus if there's any extra juice on the bottom of the pan, I like to spoon it onto my rice and broccoli :)

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  75. Super easy and very tasty!.... My son loved this chicken!... Thanks for sharing this recipe

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    1. So glad your son enjoyed this. I love sharing food with the little ones in our family and seeing their faces light up when they especially like something. I'm delighted to bring another smile to another sweet face!

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  76. Katy- have you ever cooked this in the crockpot???

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  77. Katy this sounds yummy! Have you ever cooked this in the crockpot?

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    1. I have not but it sounds like a great idea.

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  78. Made this tonight, its so so so so good!!!! My entire family loved it, even my 11 year old who says he "hates" anything chicken, lol! Thanks for this recipe, its out of this world!!!!!

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    1. You made me laugh out loud! Glad your 11-year-old liked this!

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  79. Does it work well with boned chicken such has legs and thighs?

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    1. Absolutely, just increase the cooking time a bit.

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  80. I made this chicken tonight. It was awesome!!! I took the rest of the juice from the pan and put it in a gravy boat. My guests loved dipping the chicken in the juice. :)

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  81. I want to use chicken legs (there was a huge sale on them by me this past week!), but do I need to take the skin off them?

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    1. I didn't when I made this but if you don't want the extra fat calories, I see no harm in removing it.

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  82. the recipe called for 3 and a half pounds i only had enough to coat 6 boneless skinless chicken breast is this right?

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    1. Without knowing the size of the chicken breasts, it sounds about right.

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  83. I made this today and it was excellent!!! Loved it and so did my baby. :-).

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    1. I am smiling from the inside out. Bless you and your sweet baby!

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  84. Made this for dinner tonight and it was WONDERFUL! So simple, so tasty! Had it with jasmine rice and salad. Mmm. Thanks!

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    1. Sounds YUMMO! I'm glad you enjoyed this.

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  85. Kati(pi)! I saw this recipe pinned on Pinterest and said "Hey, I've made that recipe and it rocks almost as much as Katy!"

    Hope you are well. :)

    xxoo Susie

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    1. Blushes...thank you dear friend. You are a sweetie!

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  86. For all of you that don't have bottled dressing, it is really easy to mimic the dry seasoning packets. Its just spices after all :) Just google "dry italian dressing recipe" or "good seasons dry recipe" and you should be able to come pretty close!

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    1. Ken, you are absolutely right. I should've thought of that! I'm just now getting into making my own seasoning combinations as I have all the individual spices on hand. Good grief. Why should I pay some company to mix then for me! Thank you so much for bringing this up!! Awesome.

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  87. Hello, I'm a broke, single girl and want to say that this has become my go-to recipe. I mix up the seasoning, then take out what I need to make one or two pieces of chicken at a time (I've been using thighs and they work great). It's about 40 seconds of prep! For sides I use frozen vegetables and rice or potatoes, then I make a gravy mixed with the juices from the chicken. It's a delicious meal I can give to my friends without worrying about my budget! Well worth a try!

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    1. Amasto, I hear you about being single and broke, smiles. My finances are up and down all the time, mostly down it seems lately, and I really appreciate delicious, health(ish!), inexpensive food. I can remember when I first started out on my own (now) many years ago and having only $11 a week for groceries...I am pleased to be able to share this recipe with you! It adds meaning to a life when we can share food with friends. Blessings.

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  88. I messed up and Faught Italian dressing like for salads...... Will that work or no.......

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  89. I'm making this for dinner tonight. I'm having company for new years Eve and wanted something really good. This looks great.

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    1. I hope you and your guests enjoyed this. We always do. Happy New Year.

      Blessings.

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  90. Hi, I'm looking to make this for a party. How many servings is this recipe for? Also, I assume I can make in advance?

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    1. I would say probably six, but it depends on if, when going by weight, you are using bone-in, skin on chicken, compared to boneless skinless chicken and what else you are serving to "fluff" out the meal. We are older and our appetites seem to have gotten smaller so for us one boneless, skin(less) chicken thigh seems to be enough, though for heartier appetites you may want to consider one and a half or two.

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  91. Im making this for dinner tomorrow night :) looks delicious.

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    1. I hope you like it. It's a favorite with us.

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  92. Just ate this for dinner for the first time - VERY easy, VERY cost-efficient, and VERY DELICIOUS!!! We had Jasmine rice and corn as a side and served 2 adults and 1 child (who was starving and LOVED it so she had a lot!). We used 8 smallish chicken thighs (to the tune of $4.81!). Thanks repinners!! I get so many GREAT recipes from Pinterest!\

    Robin

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    1. So glad to hear you and your family liked this!

      I totally agree, easy, frugal, and delicious!

      Blessings.

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  93. Omg this is delish!!! Everyone loves it thanks for sharing it!

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    1. You delight me. So very happy to share a recipe that others enjoy!

      Blessings.

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  94. This will be the second time I have made this in the past two weeks and the whole family loves it. Even my picky girls if which one has sensory issues. Thanks so much for a wonderful and simple recipe.

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  95. You have put a smile on my heart :o) It must be so rewarding as a mom to be able to prepare a meal that the whole family enjoys. Bless you and your dear family!

    Katy

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  96. Hello. I am making this for the first time tonight. I didn't have dry Italian seasoning mix, so I got a recipe on line and made it. I will let you know how it turns out! :-)

    Laurie

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  97. You know I think you are absolutely brilliant for putting together your own Italian spice blend! I'll bet it's going to be super good!!

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  98. Can you use frozen chicken with this?

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    1. I use frozen chicken all the time, I just defrost it before using it in any recipes. If you're asking if you can bake from a frozen state, my answer is, hmmmmm.....I don't know. In my kitchen, I wouldn't.

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  99. Katy this chicken was amazing and I linked back to you from my blog http://pinbusting.blogspot.com/2013/01/pin-24simply-great-chicken.html Thanks so much for posting and getting on Pinterest :) It will be a regular rotation at my house for sure! Love the blog too :)

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    1. Steph, I read the post on your blog and thank you so much for your kind words and acknowledgement!

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  100. Trying this tomorrow for my mom and dad.. practicing to be a great cooking wife one day :) I'm going to have roasted new potatoes and broccoli as sides. I will let you know how it comes out!

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    1. Sounds sooo good!! I'm sure your parents will be delighted and doubly appreciate your desire to treat them. You are both well blessed. You make my heart melt.

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  101. I'm making this tomorrow with roasted potatoes and broccoli. Does the chicken need to be covered with foil while in the oven?

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    1. Krystal, sorry I don't get here as often as I should anymore. I don't cover the chicken, but it's because I turn the chicken a couple of times while baking and I don't want to mess with the tin foil/cover. If you cover, reduce the cooking time, and I'd try to leave off the cover towards the end to slightly crispen the chicken.

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  102. I made this today with thighs. It was good, but when it came out of the oven I thought it needed something else. I brushed on some Trader Joe's Soyaki while it was cooling and that made it "wow".

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  103. Has any one ever used splenda brown sugar with this? As we are diebetics. It just sounds yummy.

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    1. Debra, since I saw your note, I thought "brilliant!" I am not familiar with using Splenda at all, but I have seen their brown sugar in the grocers. If it's true, that their product is like using regular sugar, then I say, go for it. I'd love to know how it turns out if you try it. I have some friends who could use/would love a sugar-free recipe, and this would be a great one.

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  104. What did you serve with this? Not sure of the flavor so not sure what would compliment it.

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    1. In this house, rice and broccoli, because I like the extra sauce on both, smiles, and because the sauce can be a little sweet because of the brown sugar. A commenter mentioned she made a side salad, and I'm thinking that would be super good as well; maybe something with lots of tomatoes. Someone else said they served corn. And the lady above made broccoli and roast potatoes. I think whatever you want would be good, just try to stay away from something sweet because of the sauce.

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  105. I am a mom of 4 kids ages 5-9. It is VERY hard to find something that all 6 of us like. I can think of 4 dishes off the top of my head and this is one of them. I was a little skeptical b/c I didn't think brown suger and italian seasoning went together, but I thought, what the heck and tried it anyway. It was SUPER easy, and one of the most flavorful chicken dishes I've evern tasted. EVERYONE in my house wanted seconds! Only too bad for me it only made just enough. I will have to probably double this recipe the next time I make it. We served it with rice and corn, and it absolutely hit the spot. This is definitely going into my recipe book.

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    1. I don't know how you Moms do it, preparing interesting and delicious meals every day. Thank you for sharing and letting me a little part of that miracle. Blessings. Katy

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  106. In the oven now. Making baby roasted baked potatoes and an asparagus and fennel salad with a lemon vinaigrette topped with toasted pumpkin seeds and shaved pecorino Romano cheese. So excited for dinner tonight!

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  107. I made this with a few tweaks. I used white sugar instead of brown because that is what I had. I cut the chicken into small pieces to make "nuggets". The family loves it!

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    1. Good idea with the white sugar--I might've added a tiny bit of molasses to the sugar to make brown sugar, but I think you have a terrific idea. The recipe is a nice combo of sweet and herbs.

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  108. Can I just say that based on all the fabulous comments for this recipe, I thought it was going to be a delicious dish. Well, I just finished eating it and my husband and I found it to be just average. It certainly needed something so I added a couple dashes of soy sauce, still not great, but helped it a bit. Sorry :(

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  109. Smiles. I'm sorry it wasn't what you were expecting or hoping for. I know how you feel. We don't like fish in this family, and no matter how much we dress it up, we just don't like it. Thank you for trying though!

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  110. I made this and my husband LOVED it. Thank you! :)

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    1. You're welcome! Glad to share simple, delicious recipes with friends!

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  111. This blog site is pretty good! How was it made . I view something genuinely interesting about your site so I saved to my bookmarks . This is great and important elements in the modern world that mean Italian Seasoning.

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  112. My 9 year old is the world's pickiest eater ever (plus he is literally not interested in food - totally crazy!), and he calls this dish his favorite chicken. He LOVES it! I've been making it for about a year now on a regular basis, sometimes with boneless breasts (his favorite) and sometimes with boneless breasts and thighs (my favorite). It's pretty good and VERY easy. I found it on Pinterest. I love that I can always have the ingredients on hand for it. It may not be the fanciest dish out there, but if my son will eat it and other people like it too, I'm always happy to make it!

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    1. Awwww, you have made my day. Thank you! I can't tell you how much it means to me to hear that loving moms have found this little recipe to be something that their children love to eat. Cooking is an act of love!

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  113. I, too, have a picky eater. I've been very frustrated with him lately because he hates so many things that the rest of the family love. Usually getting him to eat a few bites of meat is a big chore. I had 2 lbs of chickenn that were cut into 10 roughly equal sizes. He ate THREE pieces! That is MORE than his fair share! LOL Was asking for his third as the rest of us were leaving the table. Shocking!

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    1. Lori, I can't tell you how much it means to me to hear that a picky child loves this chicken. I love feeding children! (And the big kids, too, wink!)

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  114. I made this for the first time, a couple nights ago. I had a large pack of bone in fresh chicken thighs. I did remove the skin. Double the ingredients (1 cup packed brown sugar and 2 packages of the Good Seasons Dry Italian dressing mix) because there were 10 large chicken thighs and we wanted plenty of sauce. I used dark brown sugar, because that's what I had open. Since it was bone in, I raised the temp to 375 and cooked for about an hour. Oh my, best chicken EVER. I ate two pieces, and normally I usually don't finish one. As for the hubby...he asked me last night if we could have the leftovers tonight. First time in almost 31 years he's ASKED for leftovers. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. Mine looked like your picture, just a bit darker because I used dark brown sugar. This recipe is a real keeper!

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    1. I laughed out loud when I read your nice comment! Thank you for stopping by and leaving a smile.

      Blessings, Katy

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  115. My brother isn't a fan of chicken, but now he is with this recipe! This will be in my weekly rotation! So simple to make and so simply delicious! Thank you for sharing!

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  116. Do you bake this covered or uncovered?

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