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Creamy Olive Chicken cut on plate with fork. This is magnificently thick and creamy and infused with garlic flavor and nuttiness from the Parmesan. The best part; however, is the salty and briny flavor kick from the green olives with a little sweetness from the pimiento. #chicken #chickenrecipes #chickendinner #easydinners #easyrecipes #comfortfood #casserole

Creamy Olive Chicken Bake

This Creamy Olive Chicken Bake is magnificently thick and creamy and infused with garlic flavor and nuttiness from Parmesan Cheese. The best part; however, is the salty and briny flavor kick from the green olives with a little sweetness from the pimiento.  Baked in the oven, this Creamy Olive Chicken is super simple and takes a boring chicken breast over the top with flavor!!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, chicken dinner, easy dinner, olive
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Carrie Tyler

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 4 Chicken Breasts, skinless, bonelesss 6oz each
  • 1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt as needed to season each chicken breast
  • 1 tsp Fresh Ground Black Pepper as needed to season each chicken breast

Creamy Olive Sauce

  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 Garlic Clove
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup Green Olives with Pimiento chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Fresh Ground Black Pepper
  • 4 Scallions
  • 2 Tbls water

Instructions

Prep Ahead Step for Creamy Olive Chicken

  1. Rough chop 1/2 cup green olives stuffed with pimiento.

    Chopped green olives with pimiento for the Creamy Olive Chicken recipe. This is magnificently thick and creamy and infused with garlic flavor and nuttiness from the Parmesan. The best part; however, is the salty and briny flavor kick from the green olives with a little sweetness from the pimiento. #chicken #chickenrecipes #chickendinner #easydinners #easyrecipes #comfortfood #casserole
  2. Finely slice the scallions.  Mince the garlic.

  3. In a medium mixing bowl, add the mayonnaise, garlic, Parmesan cheese, olives, water, scallions, and ground pepper.  Mix to combine.

    Chopped green olives and pimiento, mayo, garlic, scallion, parmesan, and pepper in bowl for the Creamy Olive Chicken recipe. This is magnificently thick and creamy and infused with garlic flavor and nuttiness from the Parmesan. The best part; however, is the salty and briny flavor kick from the green olives with a little sweetness from the pimiento. #chicken #chickenrecipes #chickendinner #easydinners #easyrecipes #comfortfood #casserole
  4. Once the sauce is mixed, you can store it in the fridge until you are ready to cook.
    Chopped green olives and pimiento sauce in bowl for the Creamy Olive Chicken recipe. This is magnificently thick and creamy and infused with garlic flavor and nuttiness from the Parmesan. The best part; however, is the salty and briny flavor kick from the green olives with a little sweetness from the pimiento. #chicken #chickenrecipes #chickendinner #easydinners #easyrecipes #comfortfood #casserole

Cook

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F degrees.

  2. Place the chicken breasts in a casserole dish coated with extra virgin olive oil.  Season with salt and pepper on both sides.  Then cook in the oven for 15 minutes.

    Raw chicken in pan for the Creamy Olive Chicken recipe. This is magnificently thick and creamy and infused with garlic flavor and nuttiness from the Parmesan. The best part; however, is the salty and briny flavor kick from the green olives with a little sweetness from the pimiento. #chicken #chickenrecipes #chickendinner #easydinners #easyrecipes #comfortfood #casserole
  3. After the chicken has cooked for 15 minutes, remove the chicken and spread the olive sauce all over the top. 
    Sauce on Chicken in pan for the Creamy Olive Chicken recipe. This is magnificently thick and creamy and infused with garlic flavor and nuttiness from the Parmesan. The best part; however, is the salty and briny flavor kick from the green olives with a little sweetness from the pimiento. #chicken #chickenrecipes #chickendinner #easydinners #easyrecipes #comfortfood #casserole
  4. Put the chicken back in the 400 degree oven for another 10-15 minutes, until the internal temp of the chicken reaches 165 F.
    Creamy Olive Chicken cooked in a casserole dish. This is magnificently thick and creamy and infused with garlic flavor and nuttiness from the Parmesan. The best part; however, is the salty and briny flavor kick from the green olives with a little sweetness from the pimiento. #chicken #chickenrecipes #chickendinner #easydinners #easyrecipes #comfortfood #casserole
  5. Let the chicken rest for 5 minutes before serving.  Serve with rice or quinoa and vegetables.  Enjoy!  

    Creamy Olive Chicken cut on plate with fork. This is magnificently thick and creamy and infused with garlic flavor and nuttiness from the Parmesan. The best part; however, is the salty and briny flavor kick from the green olives with a little sweetness from the pimiento. #chicken #chickenrecipes #chickendinner #easydinners #easyrecipes #comfortfood #casserole