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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 239.3
  • Total Fat: 7.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 71.1 mg
  • Sodium: 249.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.8 g
  • Protein: 28.7 g

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Baked Chicken with Garlic and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Submitted by: CHEF_MEG
Baked Chicken with Garlic and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Introduction

Garlic lovers, rejoice! This recipe contains a whopping two heads, but the flavor mellows and sweetens when baked. Garlic lovers, rejoice! This recipe contains a whopping two heads, but the flavor mellows and sweetens when baked.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 pound chicken breasts, boneless, cut into 4 oz portions
    1 tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
    2 heads garlic, peeled (about 20 cloves)
    1 medium yellow or white onion, cut in half from root to tip, then sliced thin
    1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped, (not packed in oil)
    1/4 cup white wine
    1/2-3/4 cup chicken stock
    1 teaspoon dried oregano
    Black pepper to taste

Tips

Wondra, a superfine flour designed to be quick mixing, is a great pantry item and a sauce thickener. If you would prefer a sauce with the dish; remove the meat and vegetables from the skillet. Combine 1 tablespoon Wondra with 2 tablespoons water. Whisk mixture into skillet over heat. Whisk until sauce thickens.

If you prefer not to cook with wine, use stock instead.


Directions

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Rinse the chicken under cold running water and pat dry. Crush two of the garlic cloves.

Place an ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add the oil once the pan is warm. Add the crushed garlic to pan, then place chicken on top of the garlic. Toss in the remaining garlic cloves.

Cook the chicken for about 8 minutes, or until it will release itself easily from the pan, then flip to cook the other side. Continue to cook for 4 minutes.

Remove the chicken from the skillet. Set aside.

Place onions and tomatoes over the caramelized garlic and cook for 3-4 minutes. Reduce heat and add the wine. Use the back of a wooden spoon to scrape up any browned bits from the bottom of the pan. This deglazing technique will remove the flavor stuck to the bottom of the pan.

Add chicken back to the skillet. Add stock until the chicken is covered halfway. Add the oregano and black pepper to taste. Cover and bake for 30 minutes.
Serve immediately.

Serving size: 1 piece chicken with about 1/4 cup garlic and vegetables






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  • 90 of 92 people found this review helpful
    For the response that wanted to know what to substitute for wine because it causes migranes...apple juice or white grape juice can be substituted for white wine and regular grape juice for red. Hope that helps. - 10/9/09

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  • O.K.
    41 of 45 people found this review helpful
    I was disappointed. It looked and smelled great up until the wine was added. The wine and oregano overpowered the garlic which really surprised me. If I ever try again, I will definitely add the Wondra thickener because the sauce was runny even after cooking an extra 10 min. with the lid off. - 9/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    36 of 37 people found this review helpful
    This was a wonderful recipe, easy to follow and delicious! I added mushrooms, celery and spinach. I used champagne instead of white wine because I had that. I didn't have an oven proof pan so I made it in my fry pan, then put spinach on the bottom of my baking dish added the fry pan ing. and chicken - 10/28/09

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  • Incredible!
    29 of 31 people found this review helpful
    Made it tonight. Didn't use wine (just a little more chicken stock), and completely forgot the oregano until it was in the oven! Said to heck with it. It was delicious, anyway! We'll definitely have this again, soon! (With the oregano) ;>) - 10/8/09

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  • 26 of 27 people found this review helpful
    For the person that couldn't use flour to thicken, try a couple tablespoons of instant potato flakes. Let it cook for a few minutes, that should work. - 10/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    26 of 26 people found this review helpful
    I loved this dish. The chicken was moist and tender and so tasty. My son helped me peel the garlic and he asked me why he couldn't taste garlic. The garlic was pure sweetness - 8/31/09

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  • 25 of 25 people found this review helpful
    Not only is it super easy it taste great
    Thanks - 8/4/09

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  • Very Good
    18 of 18 people found this review helpful
    I really liked the unique flavors. I've never made anything like this before. - 8/16/09

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  • 17 of 18 people found this review helpful
    Technically Wondra is not a "superfine flour" but rather a quick-mixing (prehydrated) flour. Arrowroot or cornstarch can also be used; other healthy options at http://lowcarbdiets.about.com/od/cooking/a
    /locarbthickener.htm - 3/27/10

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  • 17 of 18 people found this review helpful
    For the gluten-intolerant: sweet rice flour has instructions for how to use it to thicken sauces that are virtually the same as hers for Wondra. (I'm GF and don't tend to thicken sauces.) If you want a different flavor, tomato paste also thickens sauces. - 10/9/09

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  • 15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I use arrowroot as a thickener - 1 tsp thickens this recipe just enough, and adds only 10 cals to the whole recipe. - 3/23/10

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  • Incredible!
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    The best recipe I've made in a long time - 8/18/09

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    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    this was terrific. I will make it again. - 8/11/09

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  • Very Good
    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    Delicious flavor. Next time I will cook the onions and garlic longer, I thought they were slightly crunchy and I prefer mine more carmelized. I made it with sauce and just used flour since I didn't have Wondra. Next time I'll let the sundrieds soften more in the sauce--they were too tart and chewy. - 1/14/10

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    13 of 13 people found this review helpful
    excellent! Don't have wondra or an equivalent over here, so I used flour to thicken. - 10/9/09

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  • 13 of 14 people found this review helpful
    This was terrific my family loved it as much as I did, thanks - 9/30/09

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  • Very Good
    12 of 15 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe. I didn't have sun dried so substituted 3 fresh tomatoes sliced into 8 wedges. I added a little salt to the tomatoes and onions while they were cooking. I could have put more garlic in as it turned sweet and soft, especially tasty with smashed yukon gold potatoes. Cornstarch to thicken. - 3/28/10

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  • 12 of 38 people found this review helpful
    This is something that I will try. - 8/4/09

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    This was amazing! My children are wary of vegetables so I just chopped them real fine in the chopper and they ate it up. I also left out the wine. - 2/6/10

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  • Very Good
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Takes a little prep but worth it in the end. Next time I'll go a little lighter on the tomatoes-just my preference. The recipe was great as it is! I did add in some dehydrated mushrooms just because we like them and I have them! - 10/9/09

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  • Very Good
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    We thought this was pretty good. I made it with brown rice and everyone seemed to like it. - 10/5/09

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  • Very Good
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    Easy and tasty. My husband said we could definitely make it again. - 10/1/09

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  • Very Good
    10 of 10 people found this review helpful
    It as great. Served it over some whole wheat penne pasta. - 6/14/10

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  • 9 of 12 people found this review helpful
    WRSPECTOR: could you use corn starch? That's often used for thickening sauces. - 10/9/09

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  • 9 of 19 people found this review helpful
    I really want to make this tonight. It sounds easy fast and delicious ~ I've got 2 problems. 1) Wine is a migraine trigger. Is there anything I can substitute? 2) I don't have an oven safe pan. Can I transfer to a baking dish? - 9/2/09

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  • 7 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I'm looking forward to trying this! Anther gluten free thickener is cornstarch. Mix it with a little of the liquid (cold wine, juice, broth, etc.) then stir into pan juices and heat to boiling while stirring. - 3/24/10

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  • 7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    for those who sre gluten free i've used fava bean flour to thicken...for a slightly different taste use almond flour....this was a great recipe everyone enjoyed it.. - 2/14/10

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Chef Meg you did it again! My husband and I have LOVED every recipe I have made of yours and that rarely happens. The chicken was moist and the flavor was amazing! It was easy too cook and I had all the ingredients on hand. Thanks and keep the recipies coming :) - 11/19/09

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  • Very Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    yummy recipe but to much galic replaced 1/2 with more tomatoes and red onion - 10/9/09

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  • 7 of 46 people found this review helpful
    I am SO tired of recipes that call for wine, I am allergic to wine. I literally break out in hives. I can never do the recipes exactly the way they want me to and so many do call it for to make a more flavorable dish, the only thing you can do is add more stock but that won't make it taste the same - 10/9/09

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  • 6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I tweaked this recipe a bit. I crushed all garlic cloves and sauteed about 7 - 10 of them in the oil until brown, then removed them. Cooked the chicken as directed. Added 2 cups quartered mushrooms, tomatoes, onions and garlic. Used marjoram + thyme, not oregano. Very good base recipe, thanks! - 8/12/10

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I am on a very restricted diet training for a Figure Competition so I only used chicken, Garlic, Onions and water from the original recipe. I added a little curry powder, chopped some cilantro in it and it was a great dish to have! - 6/20/10

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  • O.K.
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    It seemed like something was missing, both for flavor and feeling satisfied. Sorry. :( I would not make this again. - 12/31/09

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  • Very Good
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I wound up serving this over gemelli, as I didn't have any rice at the time. It was a sort of weird dish. One bite I'd be like "OMG really good" and the next I'd be like "eh". It was missing something, and I can't quite put my finger on what. I'd make it again, with a few tweaks, though. - 12/27/09

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty, even better as leftovers. - 10/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This was pretty good, but I love onions and garlic. My class liked it too, but hubby liked the chicken casserole thing better. - 10/15/09

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  • O.K.
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I must have done something wrong because I didn't like this and everyone else says it's so YUMMY. I didn't think it had much flavor at all. Perhaps I should try it again...smelled really good though - and looked good too! - 10/11/09

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  • Incredible!
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful, loved it. - 10/9/09

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  • 6 of 9 people found this review helpful
    any suggestions for sauce thickener for someone who is unable to use flour (gluten-intolerant)? - 10/9/09

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  • Good
    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    luvd this will try again - 10/1/09

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    lots of flavor...served it on brown rice, it was deliecious - 6/5/10

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This might seem like a lot of garlic, but it makes it so YUMMY!! Definitely a favorite! I didn't change a thing. - 3/22/10

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Loved it!! We added some fresh Thyme, nice flavours. - 3/17/10

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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I made it tonight and we loved it! All that garlic sounded a little too much, but it was just lovely! - 3/17/10

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    alittle work but very good - 10/9/09

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  • 5 of 15 people found this review helpful
    thanks a lot i will try this recipe soon - 10/9/09

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  • 5 of 7 people found this review helpful
    full of flavor and easy to make. will add to my dinner recipes - 10/9/09

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  • O.K.
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Barely any flavor. If i make again will use less broth, i think that just drowned the chicken and took away all the flavors of the garlicky wine reduction. - 1/10/11

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  • Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I too feel that it is missing spmething, maybe if you added Cajun Seasoning orworcestershire? Artichoke hearts? red pepper? - 9/1/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was just GREAT...MAGNIFICO!!! We didn't have chicken stock, and used water instead and was great anyway!! The creaminess of the garlic is HEAVENLY!! Will definitely serve my Italian husband this again!! - 8/19/10

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Fabulous! I skipped the wine and used chicken broth, added sliced mushrooms and baby spinach. Next time, I'll cube the chicken and quickly saute it for easier eating over the brown rice. - 6/23/10

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Really enjoyed this. Was great with wild and brown rice. - 5/3/10

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  • O.K.
    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Way too much garlic. - 3/23/10

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  • Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    this is not a baked dish, but a braised dish, started as a sautee. It was interesting if bit mild and watery. I think it could use a punch of some kind, and I am not sure what at this point but possibly tomato paste, mushrooms.... - 3/19/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I am a garlic lover, and this is a great version of this recipe, which usually is served with skin-on chicken quarters instead of skinless breasts. YUMMY - 3/18/10

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I think this was an easy and enjoyabe dish. It is always hard to get husband to try new things and when he said he liked it I knew it was a winner - 3/16/10

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I made this receipe exactly the way it's written and no gravy for my husband, and he loved it. The next day my stepdaughter ate the leftovers, and she love it to, and said she couldn't wait until I made it again! - 2/23/10

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Very good, but feel like it's missing something. Used the Wondra to thicken it up. - 1/18/10

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I both liked the flavors. I used red wine instead of the white and cracked pepper instead of the white. Uncle Ben's Ready Whole Grain Medley, Vegetable Harvest was spooned on the plate first and the chicken mixture on top. - 11/3/09

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  • 4 of 13 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great I will try it for sure !!! - 10/9/09

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I sprinkled with a little parmesan and served with rice...yum! yum! - 10/18/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I used red wine vinegar instead of wine. I didn't use shears but stewed the tomatoes for a few minutes and then added chicken flavoring to that liquid. - 9/27/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Best recipe I have made so far! Next time, I'll use more wine. I don't think that flavor came through enough. - 9/20/10

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    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    My husband made this for me! It was great - we had it with brown rice and a glass of red wine. :) - 7/18/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    it tastes as good as it smells, our grocery was out of chicken breasts so we used diced turkey breasts and added quarted mushrooms with fresh cilantro instead of oregano to please our pickiest of eaters. I will probably use low soduim vege broth next time - 6/2/10

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    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Easy to make and tastes great. I can't wait to make it again for the family! - 3/23/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    So good! - 3/23/10

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  • Good
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    It really could have used more flavor. - 3/22/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Loved it! - 3/16/10

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    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Excellent! Made this last night for dinner, everyone loved it - 2/26/10

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    OMG ! This is so yummy! I've made it twice now! Excellent! So yummy! One of my most favorite Spark recipes! - 1/7/10

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    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Delicious! This will become a regular in our house! - 11/8/09

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  • 3 of 12 people found this review helpful
    this sounds great - will make this weekend - 10/9/09

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  • 3 of 10 people found this review helpful
    I love healthy garlic and so does my husband - thanks for the recipe! - 10/9/09

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  • 3 of 13 people found this review helpful
    sounds like dinner tonite. Thanks - 9/30/09

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    this is a different kind of receipe and my family loves it . just as is . - 10/8/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    made it, loved it! Thank you so much! - 10/3/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I made this dish this weekend and it was delish! Thank you Chef Meg. - 9/7/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good, very easy, thanks! - 9/2/10

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    2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    this just sounds delectable! - 9/2/10

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  • 2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I am a garlic freak!!! Can't wait to try this. - 9/1/10

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  • 2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Going on vacation and can't wait to try it. - 9/1/10

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  • O.K.
    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I'll try this later in the month when it gets a little cooler! - 9/1/10

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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Yum! - 9/1/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is definitely going into my top ten favorites list. I froze the leftovers and took it to lunch. Yum. - 8/28/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    made it this evening, very good - 7/25/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    My family suggested grandma cook more often. It was delicious. - 7/19/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I'm always looking for new chicken recipes. Thanks for sharing! - 6/9/10

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  • 2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Sounds delicious. - 5/10/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Great chicken! - 5/8/10

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    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This sounds great and scrumptous. So easy to make - 5/8/10

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  • 2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I will try this but may add less garlic.... - 5/3/10

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    great meal - 5/3/10

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  • 2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Sounds great, hubby doesn't garlic or wine but think it will be good with a bit of modification to suit his taste. - 4/26/10

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    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    No wonder Meg is a chef!! Absolutely loving it (it's in front of me as I type!). Easy, appealing to the eye and WOW to the palate. - 4/21/10

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    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love this... - 4/21/10

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  • 2 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I will be eating this tonight for supper. The comments convinced me - 4/16/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very Good! served with wheat pasta - 4/14/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    My hubby and I especially liked the soft, yummy garlic cloves - great smeared on a roll! The kids liked the chicken too - kid friendly! - 2/4/10

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  • 1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I can't wait to try this. - 5/3/10

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