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Easy parmesan crusted chicken served with spaghetti and steamed broccoli
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Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan

This is a recipe for Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan. A perfect little weeknight dinner that's big on flavor. Parmesan chicken breast stays crispy and juicy with a quick bake in the oven. One bite and this recipe will quickly become a regular member of your weeknight menu rotation.
Course Chicken
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 406kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 chicken breast halves pounded for even thickness
  • 2 Tablespoons Italian bread crumbs

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Pound chicken breasts for even thickness. Place chicken on a small sheet pan lightly sprayed with Pam.
  • Combine mayonnaise and cheese. Spread on one side of the chicken then sprinkle with bread crumbs. Very gently press the bread crumbs into the mayonnaise mixture. 
  • Bake at 400, 20 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. You can use a meat thermometer to test inside chicken temp to be 165 degrees to be sure it's cooked through.

Nutrition

Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 642mg | Potassium: 441mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 172mg | Iron: 1mg