Cheesy Chicken Recipe
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Cheesy Chicken Recipe

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"This tender chicken with its cheesy crumb coating is one of my husband's favorites," writes Joan Ergle of Woodstock, Georgia. "It's always a hit with company, too, because it comes out juicy and great-tasting every time."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup crushed cheese-flavored snack crackers
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. Place 1 tablespoon of butter in an 11-in. x 7-in. microwave-safe dish; set aside. Combine cracker crumbs and pepper. Dip chicken in remaining butter, then spread with sour cream. Roll in the crumb mixture. Place in prepared dish. Cover loosely and microwave on high for 6-7 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Let stand for 5-10 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Chicken in Quick Cooking January/February 2001, p15

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Reviewed Apr. 29, 2014

"This recipe didn't go over well with my family. I tried it because they like Cheez-It crackers. We didn't think it had much flavor."

Reviewed Jul. 19, 2013

"Got positive feed back and empty plates from my kids after making this chicken. Happy Mom!"

Reviewed Dec. 8, 2012

"My picky kids love this recipe. It's easy and I'm able to use reduced fat sour cream"

Reviewed Dec. 7, 2010

"This makes a nice flavorful chicken. I always bake it in the oven. The leftovers are very good on top of a green salad."

Reviewed Dec. 18, 2008

"I baked it in a regular oven and it wasn't too crunchy. Geeked

Vivian E."

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