Chicken Recipes

Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken

Smothered Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken

Experience the irresistible taste of Smothered Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken, a dish beloved in the southern United States, known for its hearty and comforting meals. This recipe features succulent chicken breasts topped with a luscious mix of sour cream and cheeses, creating a creamy, flavorful delight that is sure to impress. 


• 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

• 1 cup sour cream

• 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided

• 4 slices of mozzarella cheese

• 1 tablespoon cornstarch

• 1 teaspoon dried oregano

• 1 teaspoon garlic powder

• Salt and black pepper to taste


Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C). Lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.

Arrange the chicken breasts in the prepared baking dish.

In a mixing bowl, combine sour cream, 1/2 cup of Parmesan cheese, cornstarch, oregano, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Stir until the mixture is smooth and well blended.

Place a slice of mozzarella on top of each chicken breast.

Spread the sour cream mixture evenly over the chicken. Sprinkle the remaining Parmesan cheese over the top.

Bake in the preheated oven for about 60 minutes, or until the chicken is thoroughly cooked and the cheese on top is golden and bubbly.

Let the dish stand for a few minutes after removing from the oven to allow the flavors to meld.

Serving Suggestions and Variations:

Garnish with chopped fresh parsley or chives to add a pop of color and fresh flavor.

For a lighter version, substitute Greek yogurt for the sour cream and use low-fat cheeses.

Add a pinch of chili flakes or paprika to the sour cream mixture for a bit of heat.

This Smothered Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken is not just a meal but an experience, offering a comforting embrace with each creamy, cheesy bite. Perfect for a cozy night in or a special occasion, it’s a dish that will leave everyone asking for seconds. Enjoy the warm, fulfilling flavors that make this recipe a cherished favorite.


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