Delicious Texas Roadhouse Smothered Chicken

Are you looking for a comforting, soul-satisfying meal that will make you think of a cozy home and down-home cooking? Try Texas Roadhouse Smothered Chicken! This classic recipe has its roots in Tex-Mex cuisine and takes chicken to an entirely new level with cheesy goodness and a tangy yet mild flavor.

Smothered chicken is a type of dish native to the southern United States where chicken is cooked in a rich, creamy sauce and then smothered (covered) with melted cheese. The Tex-Mex version that is popular in Texas Roadhouse restaurants is much spicier yet still mild enough for any taste.


– 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
– ½ cup all-purpose flour
– 2 teaspoons garlic powder
– 2 teaspoons salt
– 1 teaspoon black pepper
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– ¼ cup butter
– 1 cup chicken broth
– 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
– 2 teaspoons onion powder
– 1 tablespoon paprika
– 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
– 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
– ¼ cup chopped parsley


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
2. In a shallow bowl, combine flour, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
4. Dredge chicken breasts in flour mixture and place in hot skillet.
5. Cook chicken for 3-4 minutes on each side, until cooked through and lightly browned.
6. Transfer chicken to an oven-safe dish.
7. In the same skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
8. Add chicken broth, Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, paprika, and cayenne pepper. Simmer for a few minutes until the sauce is reduced and thick.
9. Pour the sauce over the chicken breasts, and sprinkle with grated cheese.
10. Bake in preheated oven for 10-15 minutes until the cheese is melted and the sauce has thickened.
11. Garnish with parsley and serve.

Texas Roadhouse Smothered Chicken is a delicious, flavorful dish that is sure to please even the pickiest eaters. It’s also an easy, hassle-free meal that can be quickly prepared with just a few simple ingredients. Even better, this recipe is perfect for family dinners and get-togethers. Serve it alongside a flavorful side dish like refried beans, Mexican-style rice, or a zesty salad for a complete meal.

I can still remember my mother preparing this dish for me and my siblings growing up, and those comforting flavors still linger in my memory. Texas Roadhouse Smothered Chicken is a classic, home-style dish that has its roots deep in the South. From old-fashioned cooking to the Tex-Mex staple it has become today, this dish is sure to satisfy any craving.