Cheesy Baked Chicken

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Hippie2MARS

Adapted from a recipe in Real Simple magazine, this bakes up crunchy and moist.Use the cheddar flavored Flipside crackers for extra cheesy flavor. I make this when I'm making Baked Mac & Cheese, and top it with the leftover crumb mixture too! Steamed broccoli is a perfect compliment to the other two dishes. I used Flipside crackers (townhouse crackers with pretzel on one side), but plain ol' Ritz, Townhouse or Club crackers will do.

Top Review by t.kania

I saw a similar recipe on a OAMC blog. To make ahead/freezer meal - Prepare the chicken as directed. After coating it in the cracker mixture, place chicken in a gallon sized freezer bag, seal and freeze flat in your freezer. When ready to prepare, place on a baking sheet and drizzle with melted butter. Bake as directed above from frozen until cooked through, possibly 30-35 minutes depending on thickness.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the crackers, cheese, garlic, salt and pepper in a large zip-top bag.
  2. Melt butter and place in a shallow bowl.
  3. Dip each chicken breast in the melted butter, then drop into the bag and shake until completely covered, pressing the mixture against the chicken.
  4. Place in a greased casserole dish.
  5. Repeat with remaining chicken pieces.
  6. Top lightly with remaining crumb mixture.
  7. Drizzle with any remaining butter.
  8. Bake uncovered at 350 for 30 minutes.

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