Cooktop Cove: The best Southern smothered chicken recipes
By Sheree Mcdonald
Nothing says down-home cooking quite like Southern smothered chicken dishes. Everybody seems to line up around the dinner table to get the first taste of this scrumptious dinner. If you want to serve up something that won't yield any leftovers, then this is the perfect idea for you!
Fortunately, there's more than one way to craft this tasty Southern cuisine. No matter what your preferences are, there's something on this list to suit your tastes. You'll have a hard time choosing your favorite!
1. Southern smothered chicken and gravy
You won't believe how incredible this dish is! The tender chicken is covered with rich gravy. You won't be able to get enough once you sink your teeth into this perfectly prepared chicken feast. Get the recipe here.
2. Cheesy smothered chicken with bacon
If you love cheese, this is absolutely the dish for you. Not only are the chicken breasts in this recipe stuffed with a gooey mixture of four different cheeses, but they're also topped with even more cheese, not to mention crispy bacon. Cook the chicken breasts in bacon grease for even more bacon flavor.
3. Crock pot smothered chicken with mushroom gravy (h/t South Your Mouth)
If you love the earthy taste of mushrooms, then you'll enjoy this dish. The decadent gravy brings the meat to life and keeps everybody coming back for more.
4. 5-ingredient smothered chicken bake (h/t Pillsbury)
Bacon lovers will appreciate this quick and simple weekday dinner idea. Perfectly cooked chicken topped with creamy sauce is the yummiest homemade comfort food.
5. Low carb jalapeno popper chicken (h/t Aunt Bee's Recipes)
Turn up the heat with this deliciously healthy smothered chicken recipe. Cheese and jalapeno come together to create the ultimate flavor!
6. Rustic roasted garlic chicken and asiago gravy (h/t Closeting Cooking)
For flavor out of this world, you have to cook this recipe! The hearty, one-dish dinner is exactly what you need to breathe a little life back into your weekly menu.
7. Lightly smothered chicken (h/t Nutmeg Nanny)
This recipe is ideal if you love the concept of smothered chicken but still want to stick to a healthier diet. It's all the delicious flavors you love, but none of the guilt!
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