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a baked breaded chicken breast topped with grated parmesan cheese and chopped parsley

Ritz Parmesan Baked Chicken

Melt in your mouth Ritz Parmesan Baked Chicken is every bit as moist as fried chicken, but it's as easy as baking right in the oven! Using Ritz, or any other butter cracker, and parmesan cheese creates a to crispy golden brown crust as it bakes!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked Chicken, Butter Chicken, Chicken Breast Recipe, Cracker Chicken, Easy Main Dish, Greek Yogurt Chicken, Parmesan Chicken, Ritz Chicken, Unfried Chicken
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 c. plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 c. Ritz cracker crumbs or other buttery cracker
  • 1 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1 tsp. seasoned salt
  • 1 tsp. parsley flakes
  • 3 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 c. butter

Garnishes (Optional)

  • 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tsp. fresh parsley chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a 9" x 13" baking dish by spraying with non stick baking spray.

  2. Add cracker crumbs, garlic salt, seasoned salt, parsley flakes and 3 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese in a shallow dish and mix. 

  3. Coat each side of chicken breast with plain Greek yogurt. Then roll in cracker mixture until completely coated. Set in a single layer in prepared baking dish.

  4. Slice butter into 16 equal slices. Add two slices to the top of each chicken breast.

  5. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes. Check chicken after 30 minutes of baking. If it's completely browned cover with aluminum foil for the remainder of baking time.

  6. If desired sprinkle additional grated Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley over chicken before serving.