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Easiest Oven Baked Chicken Recipe

Easiest Oven Baked Chicken

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"Delicious, moist, good-the-next-day chicken! Use as many pieces of chicken as needed. I use breasts, thighs, and legs. I have never found anyone who did not like this dish!"

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Original recipe makes 3 to 4 servings Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Dip the skinless chicken pieces in the melted butter/margarine. Coat with the crushed salted cracker crumbs. Place on a cookie sheet lined with tin foil and bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 08, 2003

This was so easy and quick to prepare. I put my chicken in a ziploc bag and marinated with lime juice,salt,pepper,season all,and Adobo Goya for about 5 min. then I followed the recipe as instructed. The results were a crispy coating outside and tender and moist chicken inside. Those who got bland or boring results must have failed to season.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 22, 2003

Very easy, but lacks taste! Where are the spices???

Dec 09, 2004

I took the advise of the other reviews and used Ritz rather than saltines and seasoned with salt and pepper and a dash of garlic salt, and it turned out wonderful! It was so easy and my family loved it!

Sep 21, 2003

This recipe was very good. I used bread crumbs instead of the crackers. I also seasoned my bread crumbs with garlic powder, red pepper, creole seasoning, and some other things that I have hanging around the house. I used chicken wings as well. It was very moist and delicious!

Nov 30, 2004

I used Ritz just because it's what I had. And I used boneless breast (same reason). This was really really easy. Moist, crispy and tasty. Needed salt & pepper, but easily remedied. Not a lot of flavor, but sometimes, that's exactly what we're looking for.

Mar 10, 2005

I tried this recipe last night and I'm not sure why, but it didn't work. The saltine cracker coating that was on the bottom fell off and stuck to the tin foil, and there was no taste to the chicken.

Jan 14, 2006

This was GREATTT!!!! I added some onion salt and parsly to the crumbs, and i used half saltine and half ritz. My husband is dying for me to make it again!!!

Jun 22, 2003

I wanted to try a different but simple chicken recipe and this was it! It was very moist and delicious and couldn't get any easier.


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  • Calories
  • 594 kcal
  • 30%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.4 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 173 mg
  • 58%
  • Fat
  • 44.9 g
  • 69%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 33.5 g
  • 67%
  • Sodium
  • 429 mg
  • 17%

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

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