Cheesy Chicken Breasts Recipe

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 sleeve Ritz crackers, about 30 crackers
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Cheese Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Parsley for garnish, optional

Cheesy Chicken Breasts Recipe


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a baking dish.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. In a shallow bowl, whisk together egg yolks and water.
  4. Pulse crackers in food processor until fairly fine crumbs are formed.
  5. In a pie plate combine cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup flour, paprika, and Parmesan cheese.
  6. Coat chicken in egg mixture and then dredge in cracker crumb mixture.
  7. Melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat in a large nonstick pan. Add chicken, turn heat to medium-high and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 2 minutes per side.
  8. Place in baking dish and bake for approximately 25 minutes, or until cooked through.
  9. Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan. Stir in flour and cook for about 30 seconds. Gradually whisk in milk and cook until sauce simmers and thickens.
  10. Whisk in Worcestershire sauce. Remove from heat and whisk in cheddar cheese.
  11. Serve chicken topped with cheese sauce.

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