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Baked Garlic Butter Chicken - Super quick, easy and SO delicious Garlic Butter Chicken with fresh rosemary and cheese. The perfect one pan dish for a weeknight!

Baked Garlic Butter Chicken

Super quick, easy and SO delicious Garlic Butter Chicken with fresh rosemary and cheese. The perfect one pan chicken dinner for a weeknight!

Blue: 8   Green: 8   Purple: 8   Freestyle: 8
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 Serves
Calories 281 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 4 (16-ounces) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 stick (1/2-cup) butter*
  • 6 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1/2 cup Shredded Reduced Fat 4-Cheese Italian

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Lightly grease a baking dish with a pat of butter.
  3. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper; arrange chicken in a single layer in prepared baking dish and set aside.
  4. Add butter to a skillet and melt over medium heat.
  5. Stir in garlic and cook over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes, or until lightly browned, stirring very frequently. DO NOT burn the garlic.
  6. Stir in the rosemary and remove from heat.
  7. Pour the prepared garlic butter over the chicken breasts.
  8. Bake for 30 to 32 minutes, or until chicken's internal temperature is 165F.
  9. Sprinkle with cheese and cook for an additional 3 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  10. Remove from oven and let stand a couple minutes.
  11. Transfer chicken to serving plates; spoon a little bit of the garlic butter sauce over the chicken and serve.

Recipe Notes

*Though we're using an entire stick of butter for the sauce, we're only ingesting about 1/2-tablespoon of the butter per serving.

WW Freestyle SmartPoints: 8

Nutrition Facts
Baked Garlic Butter Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 281 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 105mg35%
Sodium 258mg11%
Potassium 437mg12%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 400IU8%
Vitamin C 2.8mg3%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.