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Potato Chip Chicken Recipe for Kids

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This chicken recipe, created by 12-year-old Austin, takes fried chicken to the next level. Covered in potato chip crumbs and topped with cheese, it will be a hit with everyone in your family.

Crispy and cheesy, this easy potato chip chicken recipe is not only delicious but also fun to cook with your kids.

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Potato Chip Chicken Recipe for Kids

  • Author: Austin, age 12
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 bag plain potato chips
  • garlic, minced
  • lemon juice
  • 1 egg
  • cheddar cheese, grated


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Put potato chips in sealed plastic food storage bag and crush to make crumbs. Put egg in a bowl and mix. Put potato chips in a second bowl. Dip chicken in egg and then in potato chips.
  3. Spray pan with non-stick spray. Put chicken in pan. Sprinkle minced garlic on chicken. Squirt lemon juice on chicken. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. Take out and sprinkle with cheese. Put back in oven for another 5 minutes.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins

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