Italian dressing chicken is incredibly easy and loaded with flavor! With minimal effort you’ll have juicy, healthy chicken that pairs well with virtually anything. Prep this recipe ahead of a busy week for a readily available protein.
What Makes This Italian Dressing Chicken Recipe So Good
- It’s so easy! Let the chicken marinate, then bake it in the oven – that’s it.
- It’s the perfect dish to meal prep ahead of a busy week. Throw a piece of chicken over a salad for a quick lunch or pair it with roasted potatoes and veggies for a healthy dinner.
- The chicken soaks up the Italian dressing while it marinates. The end result is juicy chicken breasts with delicious flavor all throughout.
- It’s naturally keto! Serve it with veggies, sprinkle on some parmesan cheese, and you’ll have a tasty, easy, low-carb meal.
Key Ingredients for Italian Dressing Chicken
White Wine Vinegar – Less acidic than its counterparts, white wine vinegar offers a delicious tanginess to this dish.
Lemon Juice – Adds a bit of brightness, if you don’t have any lemon juice on-hand, you can go without it.
Italian Seasoning – It wouldn’t be Italian dressing chicken without Italian seasoning! Simply don’t forget it.
- The longer you leave your chicken to marinate, the more flavorful it will be! Keep that party going in the fridge for up to 8 hours.
- Remove the chicken from the marinade before baking it. Don’t worry, it’ll still retain a ton of flavor as it cooks.
- If you want to make this even easier, add all the Italian dressing ingredients straight into the resealable bag with the chicken. You can skip the mixing in a separate bowl step by shaking all ingredients in the bag together!
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Italian Dressing Chicken
- Resealable plastic bag
- Small bowl
- 9×9 baking dish
- 4 chicken breasts
- In small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients.
- Place chicken breasts and Italian dressing in large resealable plastic bag. Refrigerate at least one hour, up to 8 hours.
- Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit. Remove chicken from marinade and place in 9×9 baking dish. Bake 45-50 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165° Fahrenheit.
- White Wine Vinegar: If you don’t have white wine vinegar, you can use red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar instead.
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Hi! I’m Sam, a travel, food and fitness enthusiast from the New York metro area. I love creating new and inventive recipes, and my favorite part is sharing them with others. My love of food goes all the way back to my early childhood, I grew up cooking alongside my mom and Nonna – the two best cooks I know! When I’m not in the kitchen, I’m either planning my next vacation, spending time outdoors (preferably on a beach), or bingeing Netflix’s latest docu-series. My passion for eating and living well led me to create the blog and Instagram account, Sam Does Her Best, where I health-ify my favorite comfort foods. I’m a big believer that good-for-you food can still be exploding with flavor and (most importantly) easy to make. I’m thrilled to be here at 40 Aprons doing what I do best – creating, photographing, and sharing delicious recipes with you all!