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Zesty Italian Chicken with Dressing

This Zesty Italian Chicken with Dressing Recipe is so quick and easy to prepare. With only TWO main steps, you will have this delicious meal on the table in no time! You will love this Italian dressing chicken recipe!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Tender Italian Baked Chicken, Zesty Italian Chicken with Dressing


  • 4.5 lbs bone-in split chicken breasts
  • 2 cups Italian dressing
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp rosemary


  • Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease a 13 X 9 baking dish.
  • Place the chicken in a large zip lock bag with the Italian dressing, and marinate it in the fridge for 30-45 minutes. If you do not have time to marinate, the chicken go ahead and add the chicken and dressing to a greased 13 X 9 baking dish.
  • Add the seasonings to the chicken, and place the baking dish in the middle rack of the oven.
  • Bake for 45-55 minutes on the middle rack or until a digital meat thermometer reaches 160°F degrees. Then move the baking dish to the top rack to broil for 5 minutes so that the skin crisps. After you have removed the chicken from the oven, use a meat thermometer to make sure the chicken reaches 165°F.
  • Let rest for 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!