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Captain Crunch Chicken

Captain Crunch Chicken


This is a 'sweet' change from the same old bread crumb breading! Simple, sweet and crrrrunchy!

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  • Calories:
  • 255 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 3.3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.5g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 28.6 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 310 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place crushed cereal crumbs in a large resealable plastic bag. Add chicken breasts to bag, one at a time. Seal bag and shake to coat. Place coated chicken in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 hour, or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear.
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If you follow the recipe the way it is, this is a 1*, however, with the addition of the following you will have better results. I based my rating on those additions. You need to make the Captain Crunch cereal very, very fine. With that also grind up very fine regular Corn Flakes. Mix those together. Also make an egg wash to dip the chicken into. Finally, mix a little flour, garlic powder, onion powder and freshly ground black pepper, together. Order should be: egg wash, flour mixture, cereal mixture. Also, I fry my tenders instead of baking them.

Sean P.

Okay guys I got it. This recipe rocks!!! I read some of the reviews on this recipe and the one thing I noticed is when people said that they had a problem making the captain crunch stick to the chicken. Well I solved it! On this site there is a recipe for oven fried chicken. the recipe calls for crushed ritz crackers and mayonaise, yes mayonaise. Well after cooking it I found that it really makes sense. Mayo is an oil and it helps the crushed crackers stick to the chicken. Well that is exactly what I did here. I crushed the captain crunch in a blender and coated the chicken (bone in)with the mayonaise and then coated it with the captain crunch and basically oven fried it like shake n bake for 45 min. and BAM! there you got it, captain crunch oven fried chicken. The flavor it incredible, if you choose to make this, do like me and get past the mayo, make it and enjoy it. Trust me your family will love this.


I tried making the chicken with an egg wash and flour before rolling in the captain crunch, this chicken turned out wonderful with those recommendations. I used a mixture of spicy mustard and mayonnaise for a sauce. Will definetly hold onto this recipe!!