Parmesan Crusted Chicken Recipe

This Parmesan Crusted Chicken is a simple and delicious recipe to add to your chicken repertoire! In this easy chicken recipe, thin chicken breasts are are coated in Parmesan, egg, and bread crumbs, and pan fried until crispy! Kids love it and so do the adults.

These Parmesan crusted chicken breasts are pan fried on the stove top, but can they be baked? Yes. Simply bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes on a baking sheet or in a baking dish.

Servings: 4


½ cup Parmesan cheese (grated or shredded)
1 cup bread crumbs
1/3 cup flour
2 eggs
½ tsp salt
2 tsp Italian Seasoning
1.5 lb chicken breasts thin (4 to 5 pieces)
2 tbsp olive oil for cooking chicken


  1. TO MAKE BREADING MIXTURE: In a shallow dish mix ½ cup Parmesan cheese, 1 cup bread crumbs, 1/3 cup flour, ½ tsp salt and 2 tsp Italian Seasoning and set aside. Add 2 eggs into another dish or a bowl and whisk them until mixed.
  2. MAKE SURE TO USE THIN CHICKEN BREASTS: If your chicken breasts are not thin, butterfly them, or flatten them by pounding with a meat tenderizer. The thinner the chicken breasts the better.
  3. DIPPING CHICKEN INTO THE BATTER: Visit Parmesan Crusted Chicken @ for full instructions.

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