Baked "Smothered Chicken" may sound weird, but this is an incredibly easy and delicious one-pan, baked chicken dinner recipe that my family loves! It's healthy and high in protein and is low-carb & gluten-free without the side of rice. Super easy and no pre-cooking of the meat, just throw it all in the pan and bake! It comes out juicy and flavorful!
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Healthy One-Pan Baked "Smothered" Chicken

Baked Smothered Chicken is an incredibly easy and delicious one-pan, baked chicken dinner recipe!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner
Servings: 4 -6 servings
Calories: 312kcal
Author: Jen Nikolaus

Ingredients

  • 4-6 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds)
  • 1 8-oz package sliced button mushrooms
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 2 large tomatoes chopped
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2-3 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • Optional sides: side salad low carb/gluten free option or white/brown rice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF. Spray a 9x13" baking dish with cooking spray. Place chicken breasts in bottom of dish.
  • In a large bowl, mix together vegetables, garlic, salt, pepper and oregano. Pile mixture onto chicken breasts. Drizzle with olive oil.
  • Cover dish with tin foil and bake in preheated oven for 1 1/2 hours. Remove foil and bake for another 1/2 hour.
  • serve with a side salad for low carb/gluten free or over steamed white or brown rice.

Notes

(calories based off caloriecount.com and do not include rice)

Nutrition

Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.5g | Protein: 35.1g | Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 680mg | Fiber: 2.2g | Sugar: 3.9g