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Potato Chip Chicken

"Boneless chicken breasts marinated overnight, then baked in onion-flavored potato chips. Serve with twice-baked potatoes, if desired."
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1 d 1 h servings 405 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 405 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 15.6 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.7g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 53.8 g
  • 108%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 147 mg
  • 49%
  • Sodium:
  • 869 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. To Marinate: Put chicken breasts in a nonporous glass dish or bowl. Drizzle melted butter or margarine over chicken and season with salt and ground black pepper. Cover dish and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. Put potato chip crumbs in a shallow dish or bowl. Roll chicken in crumbs until well coated, then place in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 45 minutes or until chicken juices run clear.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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  1. 42 Ratings

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I've been making Potato Chip Chicken for my family for years! But for extra flavor and moistness, instead of coating the chicken with melted butter, I rub the chicken with Miracle Whip before co...

Most helpful critical review

Just okay, probably will not make again.

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I've been making Potato Chip Chicken for my family for years! But for extra flavor and moistness, instead of coating the chicken with melted butter, I rub the chicken with Miracle Whip before co...

I have been making this for almost 20 years, but I use boneless skinless chicken breasts that I dip in butter (I do not marinate) and crushed regular potato chips that I also add pepper, garlic ...

I didn't marinate it. I thought that was a bit ridiculous. However, I cut my chicken breasts into thin strips and dipped it into milk instead of melted butter. Last time, I dipped anything into ...

I really enjoyed this recipe! I used peppercorn ranch (old dutch) potato chips - takes more than one cup though. They were so moist on the inside and crispy on the oustside. I did not bother to ...

Deliciously crunchy! This is an excellent oven-fried chicken recipe. I did not marinate it in the butter, though, just rolled chicken in the butter and then rolled in the chip-crumbs. I us...

My sister used to make this for us when we were in high school. Used regular flavored chips, dipped in melted butter just prior to rolling in chips and baking...not over night. 45 mins too long...

I have been making this for years. It is my husbands favorite dish. While I do not marinate my chicken overnight, I do let it sit in the melted butter for a few minutes before coating it with t...

I use the Lays Barbeque chips, the one in the black bag. I do not marinate, just dip my chicken in the melted butter, roll in the crushed chips and then put the chicken, all the remaining chips...

Chicken was moist even without the marinating which I skipped because I didn't have time. My family seemed to enjoy this recipe and I let my kids choose the flavour of chips. I dipped the chic...