Oven-baked potato chip crusted chicken

Michele Borboa, MS

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Make your own rendition of shake-and-bake with a bag of your favorite potato chips. Potato chip crusted chicken is a fun recipe to teach your kids because it requires crushing potato chips and using your hands. Best yet, it’s a family-friendly meal that can be on the table in 20 minutes.

Oven-baked potato chip crusted chicken

Oven-baked potato chip crusted chicken

Serves 4

Round out this chicken dinner with a side of coleslaw or a green salad.


  • 4 cups potato chips, finely crushed
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, lightly beaten to even thickness
  • Ranch, honey mustard dressing, barbecue sauce or another sauce of your liking


  1. Preheat your oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Place the crushed potato chips and a few grinds of black pepper in a shallow dish.
  3. In a second shallow dish, lightly beat the eggs.
  4. Dip each chicken breast half in egg then roll the chicken in the crushed potato chips, coating well on all sides.
  5. Place the chicken on a large baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and coating is crispy and browned.
  7. Serve hot with your favorite sauce or dressing.

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Michele Borboa, MS
Michele Borboa, MS is a contributing editor for SheKnows.com specializing in health, fitness, and all things food. She is a veteran health and fitness professional, personal chef, and mom in Bozeman, Montana. She is also the author of the time-saving cookbook Make-Ahead Meals Made Healthy (Fair Winds Press, July 2011). You can contact Michele at michele.borboa@sheknows.com or give her a tweet at http://twitter.com/micheleeborboa.