Cooking Challenge: Easy Baked Chicken

As you can probably tell from most of the recipes I feature on the blog, I like things that are simple and easy to prepare and don’t require you to buy a ton of expensive ingredients that you’ll only use once.

By those parameters, this week’s dinner, Ritz Breaded Chicken, couldn’t have been more perfect.

I started with a simple chicken recipe that had four ingredients:
Chicken breast
Ritz crackers
Yogurt
Pepper

To start, place a sleeve of Ritz crackers in a ziplock bag and smash them to bits.

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Once you’ve got them crushed, add as much peppers as you’d like to the mix for flavor.

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Then set up your assembly line.

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Start with your chicken, then dunk it in a bowl of plain Greek yogurt and pull that through the bread crumbs before placing the chicken in the baking dish.

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Your hands will definitely get messy, but that’s half the fun.

Repeat the assembly line process for all the pieces of chicken and then pop them in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.

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When the time is up, flip the chicken pieces over and put them back in the oven for another 30 minutes.

While the chicken was baking, I prepared some couscous and veggies as side dishes.

The result was a delicious and really filling meal, with plenty of leftovers.

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This recipe couldn’t have been any easier to prepare. It took maybe 10 minutes to get everything ready and once it was in the oven, I had time to focus on other things.

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