Oven Fried Parmesan Chicken

Oven Fried Parmesan Chicken

These quick and easy chicken breasts get their crunchy coating from mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs. For taking mere minutes to throw together the results are impressive. The inside stays juicy, tender and succulent, while the coating is crispy and flavorful.

So good this was I ended up making them twice in one week! The first time I used bone-in chicken with the skin on and the result was just like fried chicken. Super crispy and delectable. If you’re looking for an alternative to frying chicken this is the closest thing I’ve found.

The second time I used chicken cutlets. With barely 10 minutes of prep and a 12 minute cooking time they were on the table in record time. I turned the broiler on for the last-minute or two to help crisp them up, with such a short cooking time they needed a little help in that department.

I turned the leftovers into chicken Parmesan by briefly baking them with sauce and mozzarella on top, then broiling them to get the cheese bubbly and golden brown. Served over pasta, it was a delicious way to reinvent the leftovers.

Oven Fried Parmesan Chicken

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Oven Fried Parmesan Chicken

An outrageously juicy way to change your dinnertime chicken routine.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1-1/4 lbs.)
4 tsp. Italian seasoned dry bread crumbs

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425° F.
  2. Combine mayonnaise with cheese in medium bowl. Arrange chicken on baking sheet. Evenly top with mayonnaise mixture, then sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  3. Bake 20 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.

Notes:

Adapted from Hellmann's

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Comments

  1. SARAH says

    I have made this dish now twice, and mine is not turning out how yours looks. I spread it evenly on the chicken tops, and when it is done it has a fluffy, yet golden, top to each piece. If I let it sit it comes down a bit (the mayo gives it this fluff), but it looks nothing like yours. I put it under the broiler and that just made the frothy parts darker, not crisper. Your picture appears to look FRIED….with oil! How are you treating the chicken once you pull it out of the oven? And what type of pan are you using specifically? It turns out delicious but the consistency is bugging me.

    • Reeni says

      I had to come back and read your comment again – fluffy? tops? I think you may just have too much mayo and/or bread crumbs – try going thinner with both next time!

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