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Grandma Standard’s Cornbread Dressing


Ingredients

3 (9×9 inch) pans cornbread, cut into small cubes

3 (9×9 inch) pans cornbread, cut into small cubes

3 bone-in chicken breast halves, with skin

3 bone-in chicken breast halves, with skin

1 large onion, chopped

1 large onion, chopped

2 cups chicken broth, or as needed

2 cups chicken broth, or as needed

½ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

½ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

½ teaspoon crumbled dried sage, or amount to taste

½ teaspoon crumbled dried sage, or amount to taste

salt and ground black pepper to taste

salt and ground black pepper to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.

Place the cornbread cubes into a large bowl. Set aside until needed.

Place the cornbread cubes into a large bowl. Set aside until needed.

Place the chicken breasts in a pot and cover with water. Add salt to taste. Bring to a boil, and cook until the chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear. Remove the chicken breasts from the pan, reserving at least 2 cups of the chicken broth. When cool enough to handle, remove the skin and debone, discarding the skin and bones.

Place the chicken breasts in a pot and cover with water. Add salt to taste. Bring to a boil, and cook until the chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear. Remove the chicken breasts from the pan, reserving at least 2 cups of the chicken broth. When cool enough to handle, remove the skin and debone, discarding the skin and bones.

Mix the onion, chicken broth, and red pepper with the cornbread; mash the mixture using a hand masher. Season to taste with sage, salt, and black pepper, adding a little at a time. Stir in the chicken. Spoon the mixture into the prepared baking dish.

Mix the onion, chicken broth, and red pepper with the cornbread; mash the mixture using a hand masher. Season to taste with sage, salt, and black pepper, adding a little at a time. Stir in the chicken. Spoon the mixture into the prepared baking dish.

Bake in preheated oven until top is golden brown, about 45 minutes.

Bake in preheated oven until top is golden brown, about 45 minutes.

Cook’s Tip

Make sure not to use a sweetened corn bread. Ready-made corn bread prepared by your supermarket can also be used or use a mix to make your own.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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