Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken

Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken puts a delicious twist on a classic favorite with some added garlic (which makes everything better!).  When I found this recipe, the title alone was so appealing, it vaulted to the top of the list and was made within a day.  I reduced the recipe to be made for two (but it can easily be multiplied for more!), added some heat with red pepper flakes and changed some of the amounts and proportions since the first time I made this, there was too much breadcrumb mixture leftover.  Served with a simple side salad or a favorite veggie, Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken is a  healthy, quick and easy chicken dish that makes a perfect weeknight meal…or any time!

Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken
 
Yields: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ⅓ cup dry breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • Crushed red pepper, to taste
  • 2 4-5 ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  2. In a shallow bowl, combine oil and garlic.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine bread crumbs, cheese, and basil. Add crushed red pepper to taste.
  4. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste. Dip chicken in oil mixture and then in bread crumb mixture. Place coated chicken on prepared baking sheet. Repeat. Top with any remaining breadcrumb mixture and lightly spray tops with cooking spray.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until chicken in cooked thoroughly.

Adapted from All Recipes

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Comments

  1. Beautiful looking chicken, can’t wait to try!

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

  2. I’m down for garlic-parm ANYTHING, but it’s an especially great combo with chicken! Yum!

  3. OMG garlicky cheesy goodnesssssssssss