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Baked Crispy Cheesy Chicken Recipe

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Make your chicken a little bit more interesting with this crispy cheesy cheddar coating.

These delicious baked crispy cheese chicken breasts make for a delicious simple meal. Optionally serve with some roasted veg, rice, potatoes and/or a salad.

You can use any type of breadcrumbs for this recipe – e.g. white/golden/panko – or even blend up some Ritz Crackers to use in place.

The ingredients below will be enough for the two chicken breasts.

Ingredients

  • 2 Chicken Breasts
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour (optional)
  • Around 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs Any kind
  • 2 knobs of butter
  • Handful of grated cheese
  • Salt and pepper

How to make Crispy Cheesy Chicken:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180-200 degrees
  2. Dry the chicken using a paper kitchen towel.
  3. Season well with pepper and a little salt.
  4. Break and beat one egg in one bowl and in another combine the breadcrumbs with the grated cheese.
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  6. For best results, coat each of the chicken breasts in some plain flour. This step can be skipped if you don’t have any flour to hand.
  7. Dip the chicken breasts first in the beaten egg and then in the breadcrumbs and cheese mixture. Shake off any excess at each step.
  8. Carefully place the chicken pieces onto a sheet of baking paper on a tray.
  9. Top each piece of chicken with a knob of butter
  10. Cook for around 30 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly done and coating is crispy and golden
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