Matushka's Russian Chicken


Matushka's Russian Chicken

Matushka's Russian Chicken

It’s time to turn your dinner menu up a notch. Ditch that boring old chicken recipe and try out Matushka's Russian Chicken. This delicious chicken recipe will have you excited for dinner from the moment you wake up in the morning. Matushka’s Russian Chicken is an easy dinner recipe that can be ready in under an hour. This makes it a wonderful meal for busy weeknights. Simply mix up your sauce, pour it over the chicken, and throw the chicken into the oven. Forty five minutes later and you’ve got a mouthwatering dinner that the whole family will enjoy!
Matushka’s Russian Chicken is one of those recipes that you’ll always pull out on special occasions. Whether you’re celebrating an achievement at work or school, or looking to impress the in-laws, Matushka will always have your back. Your friends and family will be awed by your cooking skills once they try this dish. So what are you waiting for!

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The name for this dish comes from the “sauce” used in the dish, which is essentially a homemade Russian Dressing.


Cooking Time45 min

Cooking MethodOven

Cooking Vessel Size9 x 13 baking dish


  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup finely diced celery
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup canned fried onions (i.e. French's brand)
  • chopped parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Spray a 9 x 13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  3. Make the sauce by combining sour cream, ketchup, celery and relish in a bowl until well mixed. Place the chicken into the bake dish and pour the sauce over it.

  4. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

  5. Top with the onions and parsley to serve.

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My favorite piece of chicken is the thigh. It has the most skin that gets crunchy when fired or baked. It also has bones in it that's why it's moist.


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