Easiest Oven Baked Chicken


This saltine cracker chicken is delicious, moist, and good the next day! Use as many pieces of chicken as needed. I use breasts, thighs, and legs. I have never found anyone who did not like this dish!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 10 mins


  • 1 (3 pound) whole chicken, cut into parts

  • ¾ cup melted butter

  • 2 cups crushed saltine crackers


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Dip skinless chicken pieces in melted butter. Coat with crushed saltine cracker crumbs. Place on prepared sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

594 Calories
45g Fat
12g Carbs
34g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 594
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 58%
Saturated Fat 19g 93%
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 429mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 34g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 354mg 8%

* 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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