Famous Butter Chicken


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

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 1 cup crushed buttery round cracker crumbs

  • 2 large eggs, beaten

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • ½ cup butter, cut into pieces


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Place cracker crumbs and eggs into 2 separate shallow bowls. Mix cracker crumbs with garlic salt and pepper.

    Cracker crumbs and eggs placed into two separate bowls, mixing garlic salt and pepper into the cracker crumb bowl.

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  3. Dip chicken in eggs, then dredge in crumb mixture to coat. Arrange coated chicken in a 9x13-inch baking dish. Scatter butter around chicken.

    Chicken dipped into eggs, then dredged in crumb mixture and placed in baking dish.

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    Butter placed all over the chicken in the baking dish.

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  4. Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 40 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

  5. Serve hot and enjoy!

    looking at a plate of sliced butter chicken with a side of broccoli and lemon slices


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

448 Calories
31g Fat
9g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 448
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 17g 83%
Cholesterol 222mg 74%
Sodium 639mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 346mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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