Garlic Cheddar Chicken

My friend Julie shared this recipe with me and I was kinda on the fence about it – but after making it last night. – OH.MY.GOD! It was so good! Definitely will be on the menu many more times.

1/2 cup butter (I only used 1/4 cup)
4 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cups dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (I used 3/4 cup)
1/4 tsp dried parsley
1/4 tsp dried oregano
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
dash of salt
4 – 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – pounded thin

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt the butter in saucepan over low heat, add garlic and cook until tender, approximately 5 minutes.

In a shallow bowl, mix the bread crumbs, cheeses and seasonings. Dip each chicken breast in the garlic butter to coat; then press into the bread crumb mixture. Arrange the coated chicken breasts in a 9×13 inch baking dish. Drizzle with any remaining buttter and top with remaining bread crumb mixture.

Bake 30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.

One thought on “Garlic Cheddar Chicken

  1. This recipe was fantastic!! I was soo bored with my normal chicken recipe so I gave this a try… definitely a keeper in the recipe box 🙂


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