Tender chicken breasts are baked in one pan with a creamy mixture of cream cheese, sour cream, cheddar, and garlic to create a juicy, family friendly meal that is quick to prepare and full of flavor.
2poundsboneless, skinless chicken breast
1¼cupgrated cheddar cheesedivided
1/4tspground black pepper
freshly chopped green onions
freshly chopped parsley
Preheat the oven to 400˚F.
In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream, 3/4 cup cheddar cheese, and garlic. Stir until well mixed.
Season each side of the chicken breast with salt and pepper, then lay flat in a large baking dish. Spread the cheese mixture evenly over the chicken. Sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese over the top.
Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through (165˚F internal temp.)
Garnish with green onions or parsley and serve warm.