Smothered Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken
Smothered Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken

Introducing a dish that’s a true crowd-pleaser and a comfort food classic: Smothered Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken. This mouthwatering creation combines tender chicken breasts with a luscious sour cream and cheese sauce, resulting in a culinary masterpiece that’s both easy to make and incredibly satisfying to eat. Whether you’re looking to whip up a family-friendly dinner or impress your guests with a creamy and indulgent meal, this recipe has you covered. Prepare to embark on a culinary journey that’s rich in flavor, comfort, and pure cheesy goodness with our Smothered Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken.

Creating smothered chicken is a breeze, using readily available ingredients that likely inhabit your kitchen pantry.

The velvety sauce introduces incredible flavors, ensuring the chicken remains succulent and tender throughout.

This dish is incredibly adaptable, allowing you to enjoy it over rice, pasta, or simply as a standalone delight.

You can effortlessly scale up the smothered chicken recipe to accommodate a larger gathering, making it ideal for entertaining a crowd.

Whether you’re seeking a quick weeknight dinner option or aiming to elevate a special occasion, smothered chicken fits the bill perfectly.

Smothered Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken

Prepare time: 10 min
Cook: 60 min
Ready in: 1 hr 10 min


  • 4 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts
  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated, not powdered
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, freshly ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, freshly ground
  • Parsley, chopped, for garnish
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated (not powdered)


1Preheat oven to 375*F


2Coat a 9×13 rectangular baking dish with cooking spray.


3Mix sour cream with a half cup of Parmesan, salt, pepper, oregano, basil, garlic powder and corn starch together.

4Lay your chicken breasts in baking dish
Top each with a slice of mozzarella.

5Smother the chicken with the sour cream mixture.


6Top with 1/4 cup remaining Parmesan.


7Bake uncovered for 1 hour.


8Serve chicken over rice. Top with chopped parsley for garnish.