Stupid-Easy Recipe for Baked Cheddar Chicken Breasts (#1 Top-Rated)


Juicy chicken breasts in a golden, cheesy crust.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Baked Cheddar Chicken Breasts.

1. Info for Baked Cheddar Chicken Breasts

  • Cook Time: 55 min
  • Total Time: 55 min
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 638.9 kcal

2. Ingredients for Baked Cheddar Chicken Breasts

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1/4 tsp. white pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 Tbsp. buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 Tbsp. butter (melted)
  • 1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1 1/2 cup cornflakes (crushed)
  • 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley
  • 2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper

3. Directions:

3.1 Preheat

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

3.2 Prep

Combine the flour, garlic salt, and white pepper in a shallow bowl.

Whisk together the egg, buttermilk, sour cream, and melted butter in a separate shallow bowl until smooth.

Combine the cheddar cheese, crushed cornflakes, Parmesan, and parsley in a third shallow bowl.

Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and place a wire rack inside baking sheet.

Pat the chicken dry and sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Working in an assembly line, coat a chicken breast in the flour mixture and shake off excess. Next, dip chicken in egg mixture and let excess drip away. Finally, dredge chicken in the cornflake mixture and transfer to the prepared baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining chicken.

3.3 Oven

Bake the chicken on middle rack of oven until crust is crisp and golden and chicken has reached an internal temperature of 165°F, 35-40 minutes.

3.4 Check

Check to see that chicken is done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.

3.5 Serve

Transfer the chicken to a plate and serve immediately.


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