You only need a few ingredients to make Ritz Cracker Chicken Recipe. Get dinner on the table fast and prepare to watch your family go crazy over this crispy baked chicken.

Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.

Ritz Cracker Chicken Recipe

Are you ready for another EASY and delicious dinner idea? Well this Ritz Cracker Chicken recipe will do just that!

I fell in love with the idea of covering my chicken in this family favorite cracker. We all love Ritz crackers so it seemed like the perfect coating for chicken!

Originally,  I was concerned that it was going to lack in flavor, but it did not. I was pleasantly surprised how it was packed with flavor.

The kids loved it and quickly devoured this delicious chicken recipe.

Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.

Ritz Cracker Chicken is such an easy meal!

They don’t look like anything special…. but when you bite into the chicken your mouth with do a little party. No seriously…. my entire family kept going on and on about this recipe.

They keep begging for me to make it again. Everyone loved it and it was a hit all around.

Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.

This Family friendly Rtiz cracker chicken is perfect for a weeknight dinner.

If you are like our family, life is pretty busy. Dinner time can often be hectic and even stressful.

We are running from activities and work and the temptation to get take out is there. This chicken is so quick and easy that you can literally put it together in less time than going to get take out and coming back home.

Your family can enjoy a home cooked meal that everyone will absolutely love even on busy weeknights.

Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.

What all do you need for this Ritz Chicken?

For my version of Ritz cracker chicken you will need just three ingredients:

  • Chicken breasts
  • ritz crackers
  • butter

Yep that is it! The crackers are loaded with flavor so it is really all you need.

Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.

How do you make Ritz Cracker Baked Chicken?

Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.

Fillet the chicken so it is thinner and place on baking sheet or baking dish with cooking spray.

Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.

You will simply coat the chicken in the Ritz cracker crumbs and bake on a cookie sheet. Easy!

The crushed cracker crumbs really make this meal amazing and give each piece of chicken the best flavor.

Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.

Use shallow bowls for the melted butter and ritz cracker crumbs for the coated chicken.

Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.

Chop up the butter and place on top of the crumb mixture on the chicken.

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Bake and Enjoy!

Salt and pepper to taste. It is that simple! Keep reading for the full recipe below.

Ritz chicken is easy to make!

It only takes about 30 minutes for this baked chicken recipe. It is one of the best easy recipes and such a tasty chicken recipe.

Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.

Sometimes, we will add a little Italian seasoning or garlic salt to the ritz cracker crumbs before baking. Yum!

Make it a complete meal with these easy side dish recipes:

It is so easy to throw this meal together. Choose an easy side and dinner is ready!

We have even just served it with a simple side salad and it was delicious.  Just make what your family enjoys.

Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.

Try ritz cracker chicken tenders or ritz cracker chicken thighs!

This recipe is truly amazing however you decide to make it. We have used chicken tenders before and even chicken thighs.

Often it depends on what I already have in the freezer or what is on sale that week.  By shopping when things are on sale I save money on groceries and it really helps our budget.

Saving money and feeding a big family can be accomplished. If you have a crazy schedule, it can even be accomplished during busy week with quick and easy recipes like this one.

I actually cut our grocery bill by 50% off by following these 8 Tips for for Saving Money on Groceries by Menu Planning! Save that money for a family vacation or maybe just some wiggle room in the budget.

Easy recipes like this keep my family happy and my grocery budget in good shape. This is how I keep our grocery budget reasonable.

I love having recipes that are so easy and quick that I can cook in a pinch. No more running to get take out with simple recipes like this one that the entire family will enjoy.

We have also tried Saltine Cracker Chicken!

If you only have saltine crackers in the pantry, try using those instead. The chicken still turns out crispy and delicious.

The texture is just a little bit different and the crust isn’t as buttery as the ritz cracker chicken but still so yummy!

Make Ritz cracker chicken crockpot version on busy days!

This recipe can be cooked in your crockpot for days when you will be gone all day.  I like to make a soup sour cream mixture to put over the chicken breasts when using the slow cooker.

Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.

Try chicken casserole with ritz crackers.

You can easily turn this recipe into a casserole style dish. It’s tasty with a creamy consistency such as cream of chicken or another cream based soup.

We also love ritz cracker chicken with sour cream.

It gives it a bit of tang and the creaminess really adds to the recipe. It is one of our favorite easy recipes around here.

Print this Ritz Cracker Chicken Bake below:

Ritz Cracker Chicken Recipe

5 from 13 votes
Try delicious Ritz Cracker chicken recipe for dinner tonight. If you have these buttery ritz crackers then you can make this delicious baked ritz chicken.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 6
Cuisine American
Course Main Course
Calories 333
Author Eating on a Dime

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts boneless
  • 1 sleeve of Ritz crackers
  • ¼ cup stick butter

Instructions

  • First, preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with foil.
  • Take your boneless skinless chicken breasts and fillet them. This makes them slightly thinner so they cook faster and you get more flavor per bite.
  • Crush your Ritz crackers.
  • Dip the chicken in water and then coat with the crackers.
  • Place on the cookie sheet. Do this to all the chicken breasts.
  • Chop up the butter and place pieces on top of each chicken.
  • Bake for 25-35 minutes until chicken is cooked through.

Recipe Notes

Salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 333kcal, Carbohydrates 12g, Protein 33g, Fat 15g, Saturated Fat 3g, Cholesterol 96mg, Sodium 408mg, Potassium 581mg, Sugar 1g, Vitamin A 45IU, Vitamin C 1.8mg, Calcium 38mg, Iron 1.5mg

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  1. 5 stars
    My 6 yo son helped me make this recipe it was so easy. The kids were obsessed and ask all the time to eat it again. It’s a favorite around here for sure!

  2. 5 stars
    Absolutely delicious! The chicken is so tender and that buttery ritz cracker adds so much to this dish! Thank you so much; It brought back memories for me of my grandma, and also my dad, making her chicken ritz cracker casserole. I will be making this over and over again!!

  3. 5 stars
    Grandkids love this recipe…usually make it with chicken tenders for them. I have made them with added cheese and different spices for a different flavor now and then. It is a keeper recipe for sure.

  4. 5 stars
    Loved this—very easy, and I’m always looking for a different way to make chicken. I like it with Ritz crackers, but one time we were out, so I crushed some “chicken flavored crackers.” (I think they were Walmart brand.) it was surprisingly good that way too. Thanks!

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