Easy Parmesan Crusted Chicken

by Sheryl

PREP TIME: 10 mins | COOK TIME: 15 mins | TOTAL TIME: 25 mins | SERVINGS: 6

Chicken is a staple at my house. My kids can never have enough chicken in a day. So I make sure to have a stash of chicken recipes that I can make easily and quickly. This Easy Parmesan Crusted Chicken is one of their favourites. Crispy on the outside and juicy inside, this flavorful dish is not only kids-friendly but elegant enough to serve for a simple get-together. This scrumptious Parmesan-crusted chicken is made with chicken breasts and a few pantry essentials and ready in no more than thirty minutes. Pair this with salad, pasta, or rice for a filling meal that your entire family will love!

This dish is super budget-friendly. You don’t have to worry about breaking the bank. And it so crazy delicious, quick to throw together, and impressive. Juicy chicken with delightful flavour and crunch. Serve them as is, or pair them with your favourite side. What are you waiting for? Give this recipe a try soon, and don’t forget to share!

INGREDIENTS

1 ½ pound boneless skinless chicken breast
½ c. all-purpose flour, for dredging
2 Eggs, beaten
⅔ c. breadcrumbs (home-made or store-bought)
½ c. finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
salt and pepper
vegetable oil for frying

How to make Easy Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Step 1: Into about 1/4-inch thick strips, slice the chicken breasts. Sprinkle both sides of the slices with salt and pepper.

Step 2: Combine the breadcrumbs and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese on a large plate.

Step 3: In the flour, dredge the chicken strips, shaking the excess off. Then, dip the strips into the egg mixture and coat with the breadcrumb-Parmesan mixture.

Step 4: In a little amount of vegetable oil, fry the chicken strips for about 2 to 3 minutes per side over medium heat until golden and completely cooked.

Step 5: If desired, garnish with some lemon wedges and chopped parsley before serving. Enjoy!

NUTRITION FACTS:

Calories: 531kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 96mg | Sodium: 412mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 200mg | Iron: 2.5mg

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