Garlic Cheddar Chicken

Chicken breasts dipped in garlic butter and cheddar bread crumbs. Makes 8 servings

  • 1/2 cup butter

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs. I use Stove Top chicken dressing mix

  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley

  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

  • 8 skinless, boneless chicken breast - pounded thin

  • In a shallow bowl mix the breads crumbs (or stuffing mix), Parmesan cheese, Cheddar cheese, parsley, oregano, pepper and salt.

  • Melt the butter in a 12 inch Dutch Oven over low heat and cook the garlic until it is tender, around 5 minutes. Pour off into a dipping bowl.

  • Dip each chicken breast into the garlic butter to coat, then press into the bread crumb mixture.

  • Arrange the coated chicken breasts in the 12 inch Dutch Oven.

  • Drizzle with any remaining butter and top with any remaining crumb mixture.

  • Bake 40 minutes at 350 F. (9 coals on bottom, 15 on top) or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.