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Cheesy Breaded Chicken Recipe

Cheesy Breaded Chicken

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"This is a great main dish to have at dinner. It is quick and easy and children will love it!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a small bowl, beat egg with milk. In a shallow plate or bowl, mix bread crumbs with Italian seasonings. Dip each piece of chicken into the egg/milk mixture, then into the bread crumb mixture to coat thoroughly.
  3. Place coated chicken in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Bake in the preheated oven for about 30 minutes, depending on how thick the chicken breasts are (bake until chicken is done and juices run clear). In the last 3 to 4 minutes of baking, sprinkle the top of the chicken pieces with cheese. Remove from oven and serve!
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 28, 2008

This recipe is super simple and tastes great. I use itlian bread crumbs so there really isn't any need for the italian seasoning. Served with rotini noodles and spaghetti sauce with bread and a salad (throw in "garlic croutons" from this site), its a perfect meal.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 14, 2007

As written, kinda bland. I added some garlic powder, freshly-ground pepper, and a pinch of cayenne pepper to the flour mixture. This really needs a marinara sauce too. Not bad but needs a little tweaking.


79 Ratings

Jan 24, 2003

What a wonderful weekday dinner option. Few ingredients - very little hassle. Moist, tender, and flavorful. A couple of simple sides and you're all set.

Jan 24, 2003

This recipe was quick, easy, and the chicken came out with a really good flavor. I used thighs and legs so the cooking time differed...they were yummy!

Jan 24, 2003

I really liked this recipe. It was really easy. I ended up using jalapeno cheese on some of the chicken breasts and it was great.

May 25, 2004

This was an awesome oven-fried chicken dish. I had more chicken than the recipe called for so I added about a 1/3 cup potato flakes to the bread crumb coating mix. I also oiled the pan to keep it from sticking. The chicken was very moist, and the coating was crispy and nicely browned.

Jan 24, 2003

My daughter loved it! She actually asked for seconds, and she never does that.

Jan 24, 2003

Not fancy, but quick and easy to make


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  • Calories
  • 352 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.2 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 138 mg
  • 46%
  • Fat
  • 10.8 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 39.5 g
  • 79%
  • Sodium
  • 799 mg
  • 32%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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