Ritz Parmesan Chicken

My hubby GOBBLED up this dinner!  He loved it!I love it when that happens!I love yummy chicken recipes and this one definitely makes the list!RITZ (or SALTINE) PARMESAN CHICKENFound recipe on: Kraftfoods.com1/4 cup mayo
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 cup crushed Ritz or Saltine Crackers (I used Saltine crackers because its what I had on hand and it still turned out delicious!)
1/4 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
2 tsp dried Basil
4 small boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb.)
Preheat oven to 400 FMix mayo and lemon juice in a bowl; set aside.Combine cracker crumbs and cheese in a separate bowl.Dip mayo in mayo mixture, then in crumb mixture until evenly coated on each side and then place on baking sheet.Bake at 400 F for 20 minutes or until chicken is done.Enjoy!

If you make this recipe, snap a photo and hashtag it #chefintraining and/or #chefintrainingblog. I would love to see how these recipes take shape in your kitchens.

Filed under: chicken, dinner, easy, main-dish

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Rate this recipe


  1. Melanie

    This looks like something that will be a huge hit in my house - I will feginitely have to check it out.

    And holy cow - I am looking at your 'popular posts' while I type this. The oreo stuffed chocolate chip cookies. I think my husband would faint from delight over those!

    BTW - thank you for visiting my blog. I will definitely be back here picking up recipes to try.

  2. Shannon

    This looks delicious! I am sure that my picky eaters would gobble it up.

  3. Lindsay

    We've tried this before, it is SO good! Thanks for the reminder, I need to do this again!

  4. Sallie

    I love Ritz crackers! This is going in my "To Try" file.

  5. Allison

    This sounds good, but I'm not a huge fan of Mayo, can you really taste it in this?

    1. Melissa

      I used Ranch dressing. It turned out great. Also I added garlic and onion powder to the cracker and cheese mixture. It is turned out really good!

  6. Tina (PinayInTexas)

    Bookmarking this! Sounds easy to prepare but looks so yummy!

  7. Chels

    What a great way to use up leftover crackers. And it looks so pretty too!

  8. Tabitha Lynn

    Looks amazing!!


  9. Ms Bingles Vintage Christmas

    I am going to try this on Friday!
    Thank you for sharing!

  10. mamawolfe

    This looks good! My kids really like to cook, and I'll happily direct them towards your blog! Thanks for visiting and following-I'll do the same!
    ( <a href="http://mamawolfe-living.blogspot.com/" rel="nofollow">www.mamawolfe-living.blogspot.com/</a> )

  11. Catrin

    I don't like Mayo either. Do you think it's possible to just dip the chicken in eggs? It looks delicious though... I love chicken. I can go without all the other kinds of meat but chicken? No way...
    Greetings from Germany

  12. Ali's Answers

    I love recipes! This looks so good. I have to give it a try.
    I am a new follower from Wednesday blog hop. Come by and say hi!

  13. Pat's Pink Apron

    Chef in training, I love your chicken recipe and I also love chicken recipes. I think I'm going to need to try this. Pat

  14. Pat's Pink Apron

    Hope you come by my new site sometime. Pat
    love your recipes. Pat

  15. Tabitha Lynn

    I made this last night, but used bread crumbs because I forgot crackers at the grocery store and it was still delish! Thank you so much for sharing.

  16. m.west88

    I think my favorite part about your recipes is that they are simple and cheap and I'm only a uni student! Can't wait to get myself organized and try some new things!

  17. The Allen Family

    So this may be more annoying to you than anything, but in your instructions you say "Dip mayo in mayo mixture." :) It's obvious what we're supposed to dip in the chicken, but just thought you may want to change that. I'm super excited to try this tonight!

  18. Christi

    Thanks so much for the recipe...I love all of your ideas, I want to try them all!! I tried this recipe the other night, but instead of dipping it in mayo, I dipped the chicken in fat free Ranch dressing before putting the crushed ritz crackers on....YUM! Love your blog! :)

  19. MamaKueg

    I just made another one of your recipes tonight, (Slow Cooker Chicken Cordon Bleu), and like the other six recipes of yours I have tried, it is wonderful! For those of you who don't like mayo, you might want to try nonfat plain Greek yogurt. That's how I'm planning to try this. I will probably put the chicken, yogurt and lemon juice in a large Ziploc bag and let it sit in the fridge for about 30 minutes before coating and baking it. That's how I make other chicken recipes, and it seems to help the coating stay on better. Maybe Nikki could comment on this suggestion? Would it change the recipe too much? Thanks so much for all your work. I'm anxious to try the other recipes I've saved on Pinterest!

  20. Sally

    Making this for dinner tonight hope its yummy! Doesn't say in the recipe what to do with the basil?

  21. Eileen

    Did you serve this with a dipping sauce? or what is that pictured with it?

  22. shannon

    My family loved the Ritz Parmesan chicken!! I used chicken strips instead of breasts of chicken. I will definitely make this again!

  23. Brooke

    This is the second time I've made this - it's great! Hubby loves it too, and he's not normally a "chicken guy". Thank you for posting! :)

  24. claudia lara

    Did you mean dip chicken in the mayo mixture or like it's stated "dip mayo in mayo mixture"