Easy Crispy Baked Chicken Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy Crispy Baked Chicken Recipe
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Easy Crispy Baked Chicken

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"This is an easy way to have the fried chicken texture, but baked."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins

    1 hr


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Grease a baking dish.
  2. Mix cracker crumbs, seasoned salt, and garlic powder in a shallow bowl. Dip chicken breasts into melted margarine and press into cracker mixture until coated. Arrange chicken in prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until chicken breasts are no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, 45 to 60 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (75 degrees C).
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  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 21, 2013

I made this according to the recipe with the exception of using butter rather than margarine and using just a little more of the garlic powder, and we thought this was very tasty! It was easy, and the coating didn't fall off! The timing was right on! I used one package of Costco chicken breasts and cut the recipe in half, and it was perfect. We enjoyed our dinner very much! Thanks for this recipe!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 07, 2015

i'm not a real fan of baked fried chicken but this was ok. I marinated the chicken with seasoning salt, black pepper and a little salt for a couple of hours. Then used milk, honey, and olive oil as my batter to make the breading stick. I also used pretzels and cheezits for the crust. I baked it in the oven on a wire cooling rack to keep it from being soggy. It tasted good, I just love real fried chicken! LOL

Aug 03, 2013

I made this recipe tonight for the first time and it was delicious. I did change it up a bit (which I do with all recipes). I seasoned the chicken with tenderizer, crushed garlic and onion powder. I only had 8 saltine crackers so I used those in combination with a pack of Ritz crackers. I also seasoned the cracker crumbs with minced garlic and sea salt. The chicken turned out great. I will definitely make this recipe again.

May 06, 2013

Really tasty chicken! We used chicken tenderloins and my 10 year old made it perfectly! Very easy to bake, tender and very good.

Mar 08, 2014

I took the skin OFF, put garlic powder, onion powder, salt & pepper on the chicken AND in the crumbs (Trader Joe's Pane Guttian crackers mixed w/ seasoned bread crumbs). Dip in butter (never margarine!). I baked it on a baker's rack to prevent soggy crumbs. GREAT!

Sep 30, 2014

My husband raved about this chicken the entire evening! I made a few changes just to dress it up slightly. I used real butter instead of margarine. I substituted Captain Wafers for the saltines and added Lawry's Seasoning, cracked pepper, a 1/4 tsp Onion Powder, 1/4 tsp of Garlic Powder to the crumbs. I dipped the boneless, skinless chicken breasts into the butter and then into the crumbs. I baked at the recommended temp for 50 minutes then checked the internal temp. 160F!! Pulled them out and... Yummy! These were perfectly cooked and moist. I will be cooking these regularly!

Jun 12, 2013

Made this recipe for the first time today & it was awesome. The chicken was so moist & got many raves from the family. I did add more garlic powder, a little dried parsley flakes and a little parmesan cheese to the dry ingredients. Will definitely make this again. Thanks, Kush

Sep 17, 2013

a little salty..but delicious


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  • Calories
  • 365 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 20.4 g
  • 31%
  • Fiber
  • 0.7 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 26.9 g
  • 54%
  • Sodium
  • 637 mg
  • 25%

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

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