Baked Cheddar Chicken

Cheddar-Garlic Oven Chicken Breast
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  • 60 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6
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Baked cheddar chicken is easy and delicious. Tender and crispy, cheesy and savory, serve this one with mashed potatoes and peas, with a lemon meringue pie for dessert. Your family will love it. 

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup dried bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup crushed cornflakes cereal
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

How to Make It

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  1. On plate, combine flour, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  2. In a shallow bowl, beat together egg, milk, sour cream, melted butter, and garlic.
  3. Then on another plate, combine cheese, bread crumbs, crushed cereal, Parmesan cheese, and thyme.
  4. Dredge chicken breasts in flour mixture and shake off excess. Then dip into the egg mixture. Finally, press into cheese mixture to coat.
  1.  Place chicken on wire rack in jelly roll pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes until chicken registers 160 F on a meat thermometer.
  2. Serve immediately.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 1587
Total Fat 94 g
Saturated Fat 32 g
Unsaturated Fat 35 g
Cholesterol 512 mg
Sodium 1,091 mg
Carbohydrates 30 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 147 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)