Kickin’ Cheesy Chicken

This chicken breast recipe is one of my favorites to make—it’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s simple to clean up. Plus, it has cheese—and that makes everything better, right?

Kickin’ Cheesy Chicken

Serves: 2
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese (mixture of Monterey Jack and Sharp Cheddar)
  • 16 Ritz crackers, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

Mix shredded cheese and crushed Ritz crackers together in a large bowl. Mix in minced garlic and crushed red pepper flakes.IMG_2419

Dunk chicken breast in melted butter. After dipping in butter, dunk the chicken breast in cheese/cracker mixture and coat completely. Place on aluminum foil-covered baking sheet. IMG_2426

If desired, drizzle remaining butter on chicken breasts and sprinkle remaining cracker mixture over chicken.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Enjoy!


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