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No-Fuss Chicken Recipe

No-Fuss Chicken Recipe

This recipe could hardly be simpler to prepare. The chicken gets a wonderful tangy taste, and no one will know you used convenient ingredients like a bottle of salad dressing and onion soup mix...unless you tell them. —Marilyn Dick, Centralia, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 1 bottle (16 ounces) Russian or Catalina salad dressing
  • 2/3 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 envelopes onion soup mix
  • 16 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a bowl, combine dressing, preserves and soup mix. Place chicken in two ungreased 13x9-in. baking dishes; top with dressing mixture. Cover and bake 20 minutes; baste. Bake, uncovered, 20 minutes longer or until chicken juices run clear. Serve over rice. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 275 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 635mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein.

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buttermilk maid User ID: 2350303 4714
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2014

"Wonderful chicken, easy to make, my favorite kind of recipe!"

JLS08 User ID: 5282006 5573
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2010

"This chicken was "D"lish! I loved it and even my picky 2 year old ate a few bites, which is a major feat. I served it with white rice (w/chick bouillon and butter) and onion red potatoes. Great dinner! Very easy and perfect for "stay-at-home moms" who have the hardest job of all!"

cwbuff User ID: 441425 2559
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2009

"The title says it - this recipe is easy and very good! Cut it in half for a busy weeknight dinner at home and it's great! As a potluck dish, it's a nice change from the tomato & pasta combos most people bring."

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