Best Crispy Breaded Baked Chicken Breast - Perfect Simple Dinner Recipe

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Here is an easy chicken breast recipe that the whole family will love. This simple and easy food idea takes 15 minutes to p repare and 35 minutes to cook, so it's perfect for busy weeknight meals. This chicken breast recipe also makes a great freezer meal. Simply assemble the chicken breast recipe according to the recipe instructions, but don't bake it. Then cover your pan tightly with some tin foil and freeze. When you are ready to cook the chicken, just let it thaw out completely and bake at 400 degrees for 35 minutes. It's best to make the sauce recipe fresh when you are ready to eat. For this easy chicken breast recipe, you will need chicken breasts, Ritz crackers, salt, pepper, milk, cheddar cheese, and parsley. For the creamy sauce, all you need is a can of cream of chicken soup, sour cream and butter. For the full step by step instructions for this easy to make chicken breast recipe take a look at the Jamie Cooks It Up recipe site.

Whenever you are buying chicken for use in food ideas and chicken breast recipes, you want to remember a few simple guidelines. When you are purchasing fresh chicken for your recipes, you want to make sure there is no unpleasant smell coming from the chicken. That is a pretty good rule of thumb for most foods; if it doesn't smell right, it's better not to use. This is especially true for fresh poultry, which should have very little to no smell. If you are buying a whole chicken for use in food ideas and recipes, you want to make sure that the skin, the flesh and the bones are undamaged. Chicken breasts for use in chicken breast recipes should be plump with a very light pink flesh with very little to no fat. Chicken thighs are a chicken product that has a darker meat and should also have a dark pink flesh with a little white fat.

When it comes time to store chicken, make sure to keep it in its original package container or you can also alternatively place the chicken in a shallow container that is loosely but completely covered. Store in the coldest part of your refrigerator for up to two days. If freezing the fresh chicken that you have purchased in portions, make sure to freeze the chicken immediately after purchasing in its original packaging for up to two months. Alternatively, you can separate purchased chicken into serving portions and thoroughly wrap the portions in plastic wrap twice, and freeze for up to two months. It is also very important to thaw out the chicken completely before using in your chicken food ideas and chicken breast recipes. To defrost the chicken, place the frozen chicken on a large plate in its original packaging, then place in the refrigerator to defrost, this method will take approximately ten to twelve hours. Do not refreeze any chicken products once the chicken has been thawed. To tell if a chicken is completely thawed, you need to check the cavity of the chicken to make sure that there are no ice crystals, and the legs and thighs are flexible. A chicken that has been completely defrosted should be cooked as soon as possible.

You will find this easy chicken breast recipe on the Jamie Cooks It Up site. On the site, you will find plenty of other family-friendly recipes to include chicken breast recipes, main dish food ideas, side dish recipes, dessert recipes, appetizer recipes, holiday food ideas, soup recipes, stew recipes, chili recipes and so much more. **

Nutrition: Crispy Breaded Baked Chicken Breast from Jamie Cooks It Up
Ingredients: Chicken breasts, Ritz crackers, salt, pepper, milk, cheddar cheese, parsley, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, butter.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 7 servings *Note: Ritz crackers are very high in calories.*Per Serving:Calories 1801, Calories from Fat 827,Total Fat 91.9g 141%, Saturated Fat 30.7g 153%, Cholesterol 152mg 51%, Sodium 3125mg 130%, Potassium 639mg 18%, Carbohydrates 172.0g 57%, Dietary Fiber 6.7g 27%, Sugars 23.0g, Protein 62.0g. Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 73%, Iron 61%

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