A forkful of Ginny's famous Swiss Chicken Bake

Swiss Chicken Bake

This cheesey and delicious chicken dish will become your family favorite!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Poultry
Keyword swiss chicken bake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 457 kcal
Author Elaine Benoit


  • 6 chicken thighs boneless, cut into 2 or three pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 egg scrambled
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper


  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup white wine dry
  • 4 pieces Swiss cheese


  1. Heat a sauté pan on medium
  2. Add oil
  3. Place egg and milk in shallow dish and mix
  4. Place bread crumbs, salt and pepper in another shallow dish
  5. Place chicken in egg and dredge in bread crumbs
  6. Place in pan and sauté 3 minutes each side
  7. Place chicken in baking dish and work on the sauce


  1. Place butter in sauce pan and melt it
  2. Add flour and whisk until combined, it will not be creamy
  3. Add milk and whisk until thickened
  4. Add wine and whisk until thickened
  5. Pour sauce over chicken making sure it is all covered
  6. Place plastic wrap over dish and refrigerate overnight.
  7. Preheat oven to 350
  8. Lay cheese over chicken, ripping some in half if need be
  9. Cover with foil and bake for 50 - 60 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Swiss Chicken Bake
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 457 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 180mg60%
Sodium 431mg19%
Potassium 405mg12%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 615IU12%
Calcium 96mg10%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.