Crispy Cheddar Chicken

Crispy Cheddar Chicken Recipe

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Lee Wilson


This was posted on facebook and I was so glad I saved it. Everyone loved it and couldn't get enough. It wasn't too easy getting the cheese to stick to the chicken, so I just held it on with my fingers as I placed it in the crackers. It then stayed on the chicken. LOL!


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2 lb
chicken tenders or chicken breast
sleeves of ritz type crackers; crushed
1/4 tsp
salt (i omitted the salt because of the crackers)
1/8 tsp
1/2 c
3 c
grated cheddar cheese
1 tsp
dried parsley


10 oz
can cream of chicken soup
2 Tbsp
sour cream (i used sour cream with chives)
2 Tbsp
butter. (i used country crock)

How to Make Crispy Cheddar Chicken


  • 1Crush crackers
  • 2If using chicken breasts and not tenders, cut each chicken breast into 3 large pieces.
  • 3Pour the milk, cheese and cracker crumbs into 3 separate shallow pans or bowls.
  • 4Toss the salt and pepper into the cracker crumbs and stir to combine.
  • 5Dip each piece of chicken into the milk and then the cheese. Press the cheese into the chicken with your fingers.
  • 6Firmly press the cheesy coated chicken into the cracker crumbs.
  • 7Greese a 9×13 pan with canola oil and lay the chicken inside the pan.
  • 8Sprinkle the dried parsley over the chicken. Cover the pan with aluminum foil.
  • 9Bake at 400 degrees for 35 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the edges of the chicken are golden brown and crispy.
  • 10In a medium size sauce pan, combine the cream of chicken soup, sour cream and butter. Blend well with a wire whisk.
  • 11Stir it over medium high heat until the sauce is nice and hot. Spoon over the finished chicken and serve.

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Course/Dish: Chicken

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