Crunchy, Juicy, Spicy Ritz Chicken

Crunchy, Juicy, Spicy Ritz Chicken


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This coating mix is outstanding on chicken, but would also work well with fish or pork chops. Your taste buds will thank you, and it is so easy to prepare!

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Gilbert, AZ

Time needed

15 min preparation + 40 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

4 servings


  • 4 lg. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in thirds
  • 1 1/2 bags of reduced-fat Ritz crackers
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten (or equivalent Egg Beaters)
  • cooking spray

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Process Ritz crackers in food processor until you have fine crumbs. Stir in garlic powder and cayenne. Put crumbs into pie plate. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Put chicken pieces into large plastic Ziploc bag and add egg. Shake to coat chicken. With fork, remove chicken a piece at a time and dredge in crumbs. Coat cookie sheet or baking pan with cooking spray. Place coated chicken pieces on pan. Bake for approximately 40 minutes, turning halfway through.

Reviews (1)

  • this recipe is a good one - years ago my mother made a recipe similar to this with the original Ritz Crackers

    Flag as inappropriate linda1962  |  August 9, 2012

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