Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr


Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12-3 lbs fryer chickens, cut up
  • 1 12 cups sunshine Cheez-It crackers, crushed to fine crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon oregano
  • 14 teaspoon celery salt or 14 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 14 cup milk
  • 12 cup shortening


  1. Clean, wash, and dry chicken.
  2. In shallow pan, combine Cheez-It® Cracker crumbs with salt, oregano, and celery salt.
  3. Roll pieces of chicken in crumbs until well coated.
  4. Dip chicken in mixture of egg and milk.
  5. Roll again in remaining crumbs until well coated.
  6. In a large fry pan, brown chicken a few pieces at a time, in shortening.
  7. When all pieces are browned, arrange back in fry pan.
  8. Cover and cook over low heat until tender, about 30 minutes.
Most Helpful

I agree with the previous reviewer. The coating doesn't stay on very well. I didn't use any oregano, but did use the garlic salt. The chicken turned out very tender!

Auvan March 19, 2007

This chicken was very good, but the coating didn't stay on very well. I didn't make the whole amount of chicken called for and I'm glad for that reason alone. However, the coating had very good flavor. I followed the recipe exactly as written except for not using all of the chicken pieces, so I don't know what the problem was. Thanks for posting the recipe, though.

keen5 May 04, 2005