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Baked Creamy Chicken

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Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who often need to consume additional calories to help them 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 350ºF (176ºC).
  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 45-50 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

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