Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken


Breaded chicken breasts flavored with garlic and Parmesan cheese are baked until golden and crispy for the easiest chicken dish ever. Serve with a salad and pasta for a quick, scrumptious dinner.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
6 servings

Cheesy, garlicky chicken is baked to crisp perfection in this beloved recipe with thousands of 5-star reviews. Easy, affordable, and full of Italian-inspired flavor, this oven-baked breaded chicken recipe makes the perfect meal for busy weeknights. A few simple steps will give you succulent, basil-kissed chicken with a deep golden Parmesan crust. Add this easily customizable recipe to your rotation for a mouthwatering win every time.

How to Make Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken.

Breaded Parmesan chicken packs a big flavor that comes together easily in a 9x13 dish. You'll find the full recipe below with step-by-step instructions, but here's what you can expect when you make this top-rated recipe:

Start by dipping the chicken breasts in garlic-infused olive oil, then into a Parmesan bread crumb mixture. Place the breaded chicken into a large baking dish and cook at 350 degrees F until juices run clear. In just 30 minutes you'll have tender chicken with a delightfully crunchy coating.

What to Serve With Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken

This pantry-friendly recipe pairs well with a wide range of side dishes. Try completing the course with roasted potatoes, a fresh salad, or another Italian-inspired recipe.

How to Store Leftover Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken

Leftover chicken breasts can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to four days. Be sure to keep the chicken in a single layer (or use parchment for separation) to avoid a soggy crust. Reheat in the oven or air fryer for a repeat of that amazingly crispy taste.

Allrecipes Community Tips and Praise

"Really great and pretty healthy chicken dish," says reviewer AmyLiz23. "Cooked exactly 30 minutes and they were perfect. I used panko bread crumbs because I think they offer a better crunch.

"Delicious!" raves Wendy T. "I have been looking for a good baked chicken recipe that is easy and good. The chicken was juicy and flavorful. My husband loved this and I will definitely make it again!"

"Excellent flavor, juicy, and reheats really well," says home cook mrs0327. "Even the leftovers go fast!"

Editorial contributions by Rai Mincey


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs

  • cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.

  2. In a bowl, blend the olive oil and garlic. In a separate bowl, mix the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, basil, and pepper. Dip each chicken breast in the oil mixture, then in the bread crumb mixture. Arrange the coated chicken breasts in the prepared baking dish, and top with any remaining bread crumb mixture.

  3. Bake 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.

    Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken on a white background
    Alberta Rose

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

281 Calories
11g Fat
14g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 281
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 16%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 326mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 150mg 12%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 260mg 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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