Monday, November 28, 2011

Cheddar and Cracker Chicken

My kids love crackers; wheat thins, Ritz, saltines, you name it they would pick them over any other food. When I came across a recipe for Cheddar and Cracker Chicken I knew we had to give it a try. This recipe may not be healthiest one, but I guarantee it is scrumptious.

I changed a few of the ingredients to make this chicken recipe a little healthier (see below).

Cheddar and Cracker Chicken

16 Whole wheat Ritz crackers, crushed
4 oz Finely shredded cheddar cheese (I used 2% milk cheddar cheese)
2 Garlic cloves, minced
1-2 Scallions, thinly sliced
6 Thinly sliced boneless, skinless chicken breasts
4 Tbsp Bestlife butter, melted
1/3 Tsp pepper

Heat oven to 350°. Cover a baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray.

In shallow bowl combine the crackers, cheese, garlic, scallions, and pepper.

Dip the thinly sliced chicken in butter and then the cracker mixture. Place on foiled baking sheet.

Sprinkle any remaining cracker mixture and butter on top of chicken pieces.

Bake for about 20-25 minutes. I also turned the broiler on for the last minute to get the tops of the chicken crispy and brown.

I served with fresh corn and canned green beans.

*All family members gave this Cheddar and Cracker Chicken a thumbs up!