30 minute meal, Entree

Butter Chicken

butter chickenThis recipe reminds of the 80’s. I’m not sure why, maybe it’s the Ritz crackers, but whatever the reason it is simple, delicious, and incredibly easy to make. My husband loves it, my boys love it and so do I.  Recipe and photo courtesy of cookiesandcups.com.

  • 1 1/4 lb chicken breast
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1 sleeve Ritz crackers
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • garlic powder
  • salt
  • pepper

Start by putting the Ritz crackers in a bag and smashing into crumbs.  (This would be a great way for your kids to help with dinner.)  Pour the crumbs into a bowl and set aside. Whisk your two eggs in another bowl and set aside also.  I like to slice my chicken breasts lengthwise to make them thinner, or you can flatten them with a tenderizer. Dip the chicken into the eggs, then into the cracker crumbs and place in a greased 9×13 pan. Continue until all the chicken has been coated, then sprinkle the spices over the breaded chicken.  If you want you can add the spices to the crumbs before coating the chicken, but I like to sprinkle it on so I can control how much is on each piece. Then, slice up your butter and put all over the chicken.  Bake at 375 for 25-30 minutes, or until the juices run clear.