Cheddar Chicken

Elaine Bovender


A friend of mine sent me this recipe in a link on Facebook sometime back. I finally got around to making this recipe and it is wonderful! My husband especially enjoyed it so much, that I packaged what was left into TV dinners for him to enjoy at another time. I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we did.

★★★★★ 2 votes
4 to 6
15 Min
45 Min


4 large
bonless, skinless chicken breasts
sleeves ritz or other buttery crackers
1/4 tsp
1/8 tsp
1/2 c
whole milk
3 c
cheddar cheese, grated


1 can(s)
cream of chicken soup, 10 ounce size
2 Tbsp
sour cream
2 Tbsp

How to Make Cheddar Chicken


  • 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a 13 X 9 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  • 2Cut each chicken breast into two or three pieces. Pound to about 1/4" thickness with meat mallet. Set aside.
  • 3In a small to medium sized bowl, crush crackers into fine crumbs. Mix in salt and pepper. Pour milk in another bowl and cheese in a third bowl.
  • 4Dip chicken breasts in milk, turning to coat. Roll in grated cheese. (NOTE: You may have trouble getting the cheese to adhere to the chicken pieces. Use your fingers to press onto chicken). Roll in cracker crumbs.
  • 5Place chicken pieces in prepared baking dish. You may sprinkle any leftover cheese over the chicken pieces. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • 6Remove from oven and remove foil. Bake an additional 15 minutes. Remove from oven and pour sauce (recipe to follow) over chicken. Serve hot with your favorite veggies and rolls.
  • 7SAUCE: Place all ingredients in a sauce pan. Mix thoroughly with whisk and heat until butter is melted. Pour over chicken while hot and serve.

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About Cheddar Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids