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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 457kcal


  • 6 chicken thighs boneless, cut into 2 or three pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 egg scrambled
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Pepper


  • ½ cup butter melted
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup white wine dry
  • 4 pieces Swiss cheese


  • Place egg and milk in shallow dish and mix together
  • Place bread crumbs, salt and pepper in another shallow dish and mix together
  • Heat a sauté pan on medium and add oil
  • Place chicken in egg and dredge in bread crumbs
  • Place breaded chicken into the pan and sauté 3 minutes each side
  • Place chicken in baking dish and work on the sauce


  • Place butter in sauce pan and melt it
  • Add flour and whisk until combined, it will be like paste
  • Add milk and whisk until thickened
  • Add wine and whisk until thickened
  • Pour sauce over chicken making sure it is all covered
  • Place plastic wrap over dish and refrigerate overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Lay cheese over chicken, ripping some in half if need be
  • Cover with foil and bake for 50 - 60 minutes
  • Eat
  • Smile
  • Enjoy


Helpful tips
  • True to form, I use boneless chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts but if you prefer breast meat, go for it.
  • When you sauté the chicken, you are not going to cook it all the way through since you are going to bake it.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 180mg | Sodium: 431mg | Potassium: 405mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 615IU | Calcium: 96mg | Iron: 2.1mg