Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

Recipe Information

Total Time: 

30 minutes



A tasty Parmesan crust dresses up ordinary chicken. This quick and easy main dish is one the whole family will enjoy.


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced flat leaf parsley
  • 4-6 chicken breasts, trimmed if needed
  • 2 tablespoons olive or canola oil


  1. In a shallow dish, combine flour, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. In another dish, lightly beat together eggs, garlic and parsley.
  2. Dredge (coat) each chicken breast in the egg mixture and then through the flour mixture. Set aside on a plate until all the chicken is coated.
  3. Heat a saute pan over medium heat with the oil.
  4. Cook each chicken breast 6-10 minutes on each side making sure not to burn. The coating should be golden brown and the chicken should reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 219 calories, 9 g. fat, 113 mg. cholesterol, 9 g. carbohydrate, trace of dietary fiber, 24 g. protein, 550 mg. sodium