Lay cheese over chicken for a tasty bake that comes together in moments

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The recipe below delivers the gooey, cheesy, comforting baked chicken of your dreams with barely any effort at all. Chicken breasts first get smothered in seasoned sour cream and two kinds of cheese before spending an hour in the oven, where a rich, creamy sauce comes together. Rice, pasta or potatoes make the perfect side to soak up all of that heavenly flavor.
You can easily change up the cheese according to your preference: Cheddar, jack, or even American cheese could all work in this dish to add a slightly different flavor profile. You can even use the same method to smother pork chops for a slightly different — but no less delicious — version of this dish.
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Sour cream smothered cheesy chicken bake
4
10 minutes
1 hour
1 hour 10 minutes
1 cup sour cream
¾ cup grated Parmesan, divided
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon pepper, freshly ground
4 chicken breasts
4 slices Swiss cheese
Preheat the oven to 375 F.
Combine the sour cream, ½ cup of the Parmesan, cornstarch, mustard, garlic powder and pepper in a bowl.
Lay the chicken breasts in a greased baking dish so they're not touching one another. Top each chicken breast with a slice of Swiss cheese, and smother with the sour cream mixture. Top with the remaining Parmesan cheese.
Bake the chicken for 1 hour.
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