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Ragu Chicken

This easy-to-prepare dish is a crowd-pleaser.

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Ragu Chicken

I was 17 when my older sister got married. Her new mother-in-law made this dish for our family when we first met. It made an impression on my young mind and I have made it many, many times since. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: budget, chicken, easy, spaghetti sauce
Servings: 6
Author: Diane Brown


  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • bread or cracker crumbs
  • 6-8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, Swiss, Monterey Jack or Mozzarella)
  • 1 jar spaghetti sauce
  • basil
  • parsley


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine the beaten eggs and milk. Dip each chicken breast in the egg mixture and roll in bread or cracker crumbs.
  • In a large skillet, brown each chicken breast in a little oil or butter and place it in a 9x13 pan.
  • Cover chicken with shredded cheese. Pour the jar of spaghetti sauce over it and sprinkle with basil and parsley.
  • Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.