Sometimes I get really excited about dinner.

You do too?

Oh good!

This was one of those dinners. I had a recipe from Bon Appetit that I was dying to try and I just knew that my husband would love it. He did. (He told me about 4 times)!

The chicken was cooked perfectly (something I rarely do!) and the crunchy, cheesy topping was delicious. The recipe comes together very quickly – perfect for a weeknight meal that feels special.

 

Roasted Parmesan Chicken

by Emily Dingmann

Prep Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 20 min

Keywords: bake entree

 

Ingredients (2 servings)

  • 2 medium sized chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup panko
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Season chicken with salt and pepper.

Combine panko, parmesan, garlic and olive oil in small bowl.

Press panko mixture onto chicken.

Bake for about 15-20 minutes, until chicken is cooked through.

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13 Comments (Reply )

  1. Mellissa
    Mar 12, 2012 @ 10:47 am

    I make something really similar, it is great with a bit of cayenne or red pepper flakes mixed in.

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    • Emily
      Mar 12, 2012 @ 11:05 am

      Oooh, great idea! I love some spice! :)

      Reply

  2. Orlando BBQ
    Mar 12, 2012 @ 11:33 am

    my wifes favorite is chicken Parmesan. we made a deal to swap cooking nights..so tonight is my night. I’m going to give your recipe a go. i’ll let you know how i did with it..keep your fingers crossed…lol

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  3. Laura (Tutti Dolci)
    Mar 12, 2012 @ 12:51 pm

    Love the panko-parm idea for a spin on the usual chicken. Leftovers would be delicious sliced over a nice green salad for lunch!

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  4. Megan (Braise The Roof)
    Mar 12, 2012 @ 2:22 pm

    Yum, crunchy+cheesy is kind of the best combo ever (hence why baked mac ‘n cheese is so much better than the stovetop kind!). What did you serve on the side? Are those romaine spears?

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    • Emily
      Mar 12, 2012 @ 2:59 pm

      Yes, it is roasted romaine…they weren’t that good so I didn’t include the recipe.
      Now you have me craving crunchy mac & cheese!

      Reply

  5. Rachel @ The Avid Appetite
    Mar 12, 2012 @ 3:14 pm

    this looks fantastic! I love any easy dinner like this, especially on a work night. Bookmarking!

    Reply

  6. Kathleen @ KatsHealthCorner
    Mar 12, 2012 @ 7:58 pm

    What’s panko?

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  7. Katie@Cozydelicious
    Mar 12, 2012 @ 8:34 pm

    This would make me excited for dinner too! So crunchy and full of flavor. Yum!

    Reply

  8. eatingRD
    Mar 12, 2012 @ 11:22 pm

    mmm I love crunchy cheesy toppings!

    Reply

  9. Baking Serendipity
    Mar 13, 2012 @ 12:11 am

    I get excited about dinner when it involves recipes like this one! Impressive!

    Reply

  10. Esi
    Mar 14, 2012 @ 11:11 am

    This looks delicious and so simple to make.

    Reply

  11. Mercedes@Satisfy My Sweet Tooth
    Mar 15, 2012 @ 1:44 pm

    I know another husband who would go crazy for this :)! Love how simple this recipe looks!

    Reply

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