Dorito Cheddar Chicken


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Ready to call your kids to a dinner they’ll actually wanna eat? This fabulously clever Dorito Cheddar Chicken doesn’t use Dorito’s at all! It actually uses a secret combo of spices (you won’t believe what they are!) to mimic that classic Dorito flavor that everyone loves. The recipe is crazy simple to put together and makes for a fabulously fun and flavorful dish!

  • What You Need 1 of 7
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    Grab these few basic ingredients (plus 2 tablespoons of milk!) and preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

  • Prep Your Workstation 2 of 7
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    Slice your chicken into strips. Whisk together the eggs and milk in one bowl. In a second bowl, toss together the shredded cheddar, packet of Mac & Cheese powder, and taco seasoning. 

  • Prep Your Chicken 3 of 7
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    Dip each chicken strip into the egg mixture. 

  • Coat with Cheese 4 of 7
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    Press the chicken into the cheddar mixture to coat one side with the cheese mixture.

  • Coat both sides of the chicken 5 of 7
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    Flip the chicken to the other side, press until cheese coats the chicken completely. 

  • New Item 6 of 7
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    Place cheddar-coated chicken onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in preheated oven for 18-22 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through. 

  • Enjoy! 7 of 7
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    Serve your cooked chicken with sour cream and a simple salad. Enjoy!

Dorito Cheddar Chicken

  • 1 pound chicken, cut into strips
  • 1 packet cheddar Mac & Cheese powder
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 2 cups extra-sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Mix Mac & Cheese packet, taco seasoning, and cheddar cheese in one medium bowl. In a second bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Dip chicken into milk mixture, then into cheddar mixture. Transfer to prepared baking sheet and cook for 18-22 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Serve with sour cream and side salad for a delicious dinner!

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