Famous Butter Chicken

Famous Butter Chicken


"Chicken breasts are dipped in beaten eggs and cracker crumbs, then baked with butter. These chicken breast are really tender and moist. Excellent flavor! I never have leftovers."


55 m servings 448 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 448 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 31.2 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.3g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 31.6 g
  • 63%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 222 mg
  • 74%
  • Sodium:
  • 639 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Place eggs and cracker crumbs in two separate shallow bowls. Mix cracker crumbs with garlic salt and pepper. Dip chicken in the eggs, then dredge in the crumb mixture to coat.
  3. Arrange coated chicken in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Place pieces of butter around the chicken.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 40 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 2792 Ratings


I have been making this for over a year now. My family loves it. For all those people who give it less than 3 stars, try again with these instructions I learned from past reviewers. Use 1/3 cup ...

I really think that Heather meant a 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) of butter. I marinated my 6 chicken breasts in a cup of lemonade prior to making this. I omitted the egg wash, as the lemonade marinad...

Wow! I'd give this 10 stars if I could! Hands down THE juiciest chicken I’ve ever eaten. I generally hate white meat but decided to stick to the recipe here and used boneless breast filets, and ...

Just made this recipe for dinner and it was a hit! I made the preparation easier by crushing the crackers in a gallon-size zip-lock bag and using my rolling pin on them -- my kids had fun helpin...

I tried this recipe tonight because I wanted something quick and both me and my husband were impressed. As others suggested, I cut the amount of butter in half, which turned out just perfect. ...

This was absolutely the best chicken recipe I've ever tried! I followed the advice of some of the other reviewers and added 2 tsp. Italian seasoning to the cracker crumbs, cut the butter to 1/4...

This was very bland. I dip mine in melted butter, sprinkle with garlic and coat with corn flake crumbs. tastes so much better and is nice and crunchy on the outside - juicy on the inside with fl...

Wow...good stuff. True not a light meal, but it the taste is awesome. I did take other's advice and add seasonings to the cracker crumbs for more flavor. It was great. I added 3 cloves of gar...

Oh my gosh, this is the best. I did decrease the baking time to about 30 minutes. But my chicken came out perfect, tender, juicy and with so much flavor. The chicken has a rich buttery taste ...