Crunchy Cheddar & Onion Chicken Breast~Robynne

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My family loves this chicken. The French's French Fried Onions give this moist, cheesy coated chicken the extra special goodness that we all love.



Disclaimer: I have always used recipes as a guide and use my instincts and experience to alter or omit ingredients as I cook. Therefore, it has always been a challenge when sharing recipes with others. I doubt I make dishes the same way twice. So, I advise you to use my recipes the same way. Trust your experience and adjust to your personal taste~Robynne

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If you're looking to jazz up chicken breast, add this easy recipe to your dinner rotation. It's crunchy, cheesy, and super flavorful. We really like the crunchy breading on top. The blend of spices added with the cheese, crispy rice cereal, and fried onions tickle your taste buds. Your family will fall in love with this baked chicken. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 4 tsp
    granulated garlic
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 2 c
    sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 c
    French's french fried onions, crushed
  • 1 c
    Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 c
    crispy rice cereal
  • 6
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, melted

How to Make Crunchy Cheddar & Onion Chicken Breast~Robynne

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 13x9x2" baking dish with 1/2 cup of melted butter.
  2. Sprinkle garlic salt on chicken breast and set aside.
  3. In a bowl, mix the flour, salt, pepper, and granulated garlic. In a second bowl, beat together the egg and milk. In a third bowl, mix the cheese, bread crumbs, fried onions, and cereal. Dredge chicken in the flour mixture, then dip in the egg mixture, then press in the breadcrumb mixture to coat.
  4. Arrange the chicken (do not overcrowd) in the prepared baking dish. Drizzle 4 tablespoons melted butter evenly over chicken. (My family loves extra crunchies, so I make sure to add some of the leftover bread crumbs between the chicken before adding the butter.)
  5. Bake 35-45 minutes or until coating is golden brown and chicken juices run clear.

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About Crunchy Cheddar & Onion Chicken Breast~Robynne

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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