Baked Blue Cheese Chicken

Baked chicken
Baked chicken with blue cheese Jennifer Meier
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 45 mins
Total: 55 mins
Servings: 2 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
936 Calories
66g Fat
10g Carbs
75g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2
Amount per serving
Calories 936
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 66g 84%
Saturated Fat 38g 189%
Cholesterol 313mg 104%
Sodium 1440mg 63%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 75g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 529mg 41%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 813mg 17%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Here's an easy recipe for rich-and-creamy baked blue cheese chicken that you can throw together any night of the week. The flavor of the blue cheese really comes through, creating a bold and decadent sauce that you'll want to eat with a spoon.

You'll have more than enough blue cheese sauce to cover the chicken, so make sure to serve a side that also will go well with the sauce, like potatoes or ​steamed broccoli. This warm sauce also makes a great blue cheese dip for crackers or bread.

The type of blue cheese you choose for this sauce is up to you. While the quality of the blue cheese will affect the final flavor of the dish, you don't need to buy the most expensive blue cheese at the shop for this particular blue cheese sauce to turn out well.

Ingredients

  • 2 (6-ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts

  • 1 cup crumbled blue cheese

  • 8 ounces cream cheese

  • 1/4 cup whole milk (or half and half)

  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • Kosher salt, to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 F. In a food processor, blend blue cheese, cream cheese, milk, Worcestershire sauce, and black pepper until smooth. Taste and season with salt, if necessary.

  3. Place chicken breasts in an 8-inch square (or slightly smaller) baking dish. Pour blue cheese sauce on top, smoothing it out evenly in the pan over and around the chicken.

  4. Bake 35 minutes uncovered, then turn oven temperature down to 325 F and cook 10 minutes more. The sauce should be bubbling and browned around the edges.

  5. Remove from oven. Let sit 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

  6. For the prettiest presentation, slice chicken breasts and spoon sauce on top and around chicken on a plate. Garnish with chives or green onions. If you have more blue cheese, crumble on top.