Baked Parmesan-Crusted Chicken


This baked Parmesan-crusted chicken is kid-friendly and easy to make. Any leftovers taste great in a salad!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 10 mins


  • ¾ cup butter

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs

  • cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 6 (4 ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Heat butter and garlic in a saucepan over medium heat until butter starts to bubble; remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly.

  3. Mix bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, thyme, basil, oregano, pepper, and salt together in a bowl. Dip chicken breasts into melted butter mixture, then press into seasoned bread crumbs. Arrange breaded chicken breasts in a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown on top and chicken is no longer pink in the center, about 45 to 50 minutes.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of breading ingredients. The actual amount of breading consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

423 Calories
28g Fat
14g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 423
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 16g 82%
Cholesterol 130mg 43%
Sodium 614mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 114mg 9%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 261mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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