3-Ingredient Brown Sugar Italian Chicken

3-Ingredient Brown Sugar Italian Chicken -   Italian dressing mix, brown sugar and chicken. Ready in under 30 minutes!  A favorite weeknight meal.
Course Chicken, Reader Favorite
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Author Rob


  • 4 lbs chicken thighs and drumsticks your chicken part of choice
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 dry envelope Italian dressing mix


  1.  Preheat your oven to 350 degrees

    Line a 9×13 pan with a large piece of aluminum foil.

    Combine the packet of dried Italian dressing mix and 1/2 cup of brown sugar.

    Dip each piece of chicken in mix and coat  on each side pressing mix on chicken. Any extra coating that remains can be sprinkled over the top.

    Bake for 45-60 minutes; baste occasionally with the juice that forms in the pan.