Yum Yum Chicken is an EASY (10 minute prep.) delicious dish. Chicken pieces are covered in a simple, flavorful sauce, and baked until done.
Yum Yum Chicken is an EASY (10 minute prep.) delicious dish. Chicken pieces are covered in a simple, flavorful sauce, and baked until done.

Many, MANY years ago I came up with a recipe for super simple, easy to make, baked chicken. Our family liked the chicken the first time I made it, and said it was yummy. So I named it Yum Yum Chicken. True story. Nothing exciting about it, but that’s how it got it’s name, and I’ve been making this simple dish ever since!

Honestly, this could NOT be any easier to make, and it really does taste yummy, especially when served with steamed rice, which goes perfectly with the simple sauce that tops the pieces of chicken. I originally came up with this ridiculously easy recipe by “dinking around in the kitchen” to see what I could come up with.

Basically I was looking for something that wouldn’t take too much time to prepare. I worked full-time when our sons were growing up, so anything that was quick, easy, and filling to make for dinner (after work) was always a winner! This recipe only takes about 10 minutes of preparation before throwing it in the oven. HOORAY! Let me show you how easy it is to make yum yum chicken:

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Make The Sauce For The Chicken

The sauce will go on top of the chicken when it is baked. It is SO EASY to make! In a medium sized bowl, combine a can of cream of mushroom soup, a can of cream of chicken soup, wine, milk, celery, green bell pepper and 3/4 of an envelope of dried onion soup mix. Give these ingredients a stir to fully combine (the sauce will be fairly thick). Set the sauce aside.

Ingredients for the yum yum chicken sauce are combined in a small bowl.Sauce ingredients are combined before adding it to the chicken.

Prepare The Chicken For Baking

Preheat your oven to 375° F. Place a cut up chicken (8 pieces) in a lightly greased or sprayed 9″ x 13″ baking dish in a single layer. Pour or spoon the sauce over the chicken, spreading the sauce to make sure all the chicken pieces are covered. And now, just like that, the only thing left to do is BAKE the yum yum chicken!

Chicken pieces are placed in a 13"x9" baking pan in a single layer.A sauce is poured over the yum yum chicken, and then is baked for one hour.

Bake The Yum Yum Chicken

Bake the chicken at 375° F., uncovered, for one hour. When done, the chicken will be cooked to an internal temperature of 165° F., and the sauce will be golden brown and bubbly around the edges of the pan. Remove the pan from the oven, and let the chicken rest 3-4 minutes before serving.

After an hour of baking, the yum yum chicken is golden brown, and ready to serve.

Serving Yum Yum Chicken

Place pieces of the chicken onto serving plates. Spoon some of the extra sauce over the chicken, and serve. I recommend serving rice on the side with this dish, because it tastes so good with the sauce!

That’s it! See how EASY this yum yum chicken was to make? YEP. It is a great recipe that you can quickly put together, then go rest or do something else while it bakes! That’s my kind of recipe! The baked chicken tastes good, too!

Rice and green beans are served alongside the yum yum chicken, on a white plate.Yum Yum Chicken, topped with sauce and served with green beans and rice on the side.

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Yum Yum Chicken
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
 

Yum Yum Chicken is an EASY (10 minute prep.) delicious dish. Chicken pieces are covered in a simple, flavorful sauce, and baked until done.

Category: Dinner, Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken, yum yum chicken
Servings: 6
Calories Per Serving: 337 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 3 pound whole chicken , cut into 8 pieces
  • 10.5 ounces cream of mushroom soup (1 can)
  • 10.5 ounces cream of chicken soup (1 can)
  • ¼ cup dry white wine (can substitute red)
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 large celery stalk (or 2 medium), sliced
  • ¼ large green bell pepper , chopped
  • ¾ envelope dried onion soup mix
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease or spray a 9x13 baking dish.

  2. In a medium sized bowl, combine cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup, wine, milk, celery, green bell pepper and 3/4 of an envelope of dried onion soup mix. Give ingredients a stir to fully combine (sauce will be fairly thick ). Set aside.

  3. Place cut up chicken (8 pieces) in prepared baking dish in single layer. Pour or spoon sauce over chicken, spreading sauce to make sure all chicken pieces are covered.

  4. Bake at 375° F. (uncovered), for one hour. When done, chicken will be cooked to an internal temperature of 165° F. and sauce will be golden brown and bubbly around the edges of pan. Remove pan from oven; let chicken rest 3-4 minutes before serving. Spoon extra sauce over each piece of chicken, to serve. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

PLEASE NOTE: The caloric calculation is an ESTIMATE only, based on the total calories of all the recipe ingredients divided by 8 servings (or pieces) of chicken. Your calorie count will differ slightly, depending on the piece of chicken eaten, and the net weight of each piece (i.e. breast, leg, wing, etc.).

Nutrition Facts
Yum Yum Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 337 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 89mg30%
Sodium 1183mg51%
Potassium 364mg10%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 291IU6%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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