Recipe by TBASTIA
"This recipe was given to me by my father-in-law, who owns a machine shop. It is the family's traditional birthday party dinner. This chicken is truly mouth-watering and goes perfectly with a tomato/brie bowtie pasta."
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1 (16 ounce) bottle
zesty Italian dressing
1 (16 ounce) jar
Delicious! I used skinless, boneless chicken breasts marinated overnight. Baked the chicken for 30 minutes and reduced the marinade on the stovetop. I added a tablespoon of brown sugar and a teaspoon of lemon juice to it, thickened it with cornstarch and WOW! Awesome over rice!!!!
Ok I saw that the reviews said this was good...but I was a bit disappointed. I reduced the amount of dressing and salsa, but it just didn't have the taste that I expected. It was definately easy and something I could throw together when I have other things to do, so I might use again. Thanks all the same.
This chicken turned out wonderfully. We really enjoyed it. I would agree with the reviewer who said that 16 oz. of dressing and 16 oz. of salsa is way too much (resulted in a lot of waste; try it w/ 8 oz of each first and then add more if you need to) and I would also agree with the person that said this takes a lot longer than 20 minutes to cook. I would say it took closer to 50 minutes.
i was a little nervous when i decided to make this,I wasnt sure how well salsa and Italian dressing would go together but i had to give it a try and it was sooo good. My whole family loved it. Thanks!!!!Update: I took Jannets advise and used the marinade to top the rice. Put the brown sugar, lemon juice and cornstarch in. Now im addicted!!
Okay, I didn't follow this exact recipe but it was really really good. I used cut up boneless skinless chicken breasts and probably half of the recommened marinade since I was only feeding 3 people. Turned out really tasty, have even done this with a cheap flank steak too.
I made this tonight and it was moist and delicious! I used a 2 1/2 lb. bag of boneless skinless chicken breasts, 1 cup mild Pace Chunky Salsa and 1 cup Fat Free Kraft Zesty Italian dressing, marinated overnight in a gallon sealable bag. Discarded marinade and baked for 25 minutes in a foil lined (for EASY cleanup!) 13x9 inch pan @ 375 degrees. The sauce in the pan was wonderful served over rice. If you need or want more sauce just mix equal parts of the Pace and Zesty. I look forward to serving this no-fail easy dish for company.
This is a good meal but when I had it in the oven on broil for the 20 minutes that the recipe called for it was not even close to cooked. I ended up baking it for a bit over a half hour after the initial 20 minutes.
Otherwise - good easy to prepare meal :)
Like many reviewers have said before, cut down the marinade to 8 oz. of salad dressing and salsa each. Very juicy, tasty chicken. Great with potatoes!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Factory Workers Chicken
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 338
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