This Cheesy Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken is my new favorite chicken dish! This parmesan crusted chicken breast recipe comes out so juicy and tender with gooey melted Parmesan that makes for an amazing flavor! Even better there are only 6 ingredients needed to make this easy baked chicken recipe!
Oven Baked Crusted Parmesan Chicken Recipe
Juicy tender parmesan crusted chicken baked in the oven, with crispy parmesan cheese crust with a hint of garlic, makes for the perfect easy dinner. While we originally shared this recipe a few years ago, it was time to update it with some new photos. I hope you love them as much as we do!
The Main reason for this being popular recipe is because it’s easy to make and perfect for a weeknight dinner.With many side dish options that pair well with it, you can easily have a delicious dinner on the table quickly that the whole family will love.
This crusted parmesan chicken recipe is so easy to make and you end up with an amazing juicy chicken when all said and done! If you love the Longhorn Garlic Parmesan Crusted chicken then you are going to love making this easy parmesan chicken recipe at home. Done in under 40 minutes, including prep time it is the perfect easy weeknight dinner recipe.
This crusted Parmesan chicken recipe is a restaurant quality dish to be enjoyed in the comfort of your home. This parmesan crusted chicken recipe has been a favorite of my family for a long time. I have had it in our meal rotation for as long as I can remember. If you love Longhorn’s parmesan crusted chicken then you are going to love this homemade recipe for parmesan crusted chicken.
I love the flavor combination that comes when you pair parmesan cheese with garlic. I love it even more when dinner is super easy to make and I can prep in about 5 minutes and then let it bake in the oven while I get other things done that I need to. Baking chicken, like this baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken recipe in the oven, is a simple way to have an amazing dinner. Prep it and cook it and you are done!
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- Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings
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- Garlic Parmesan Pork Chops
- Garlic Parmesan Chicken wings
What to Serve with Crusted Parmesan Chicken Recipe
When I make this parmesan chicken breast recipe for dinner the ability to change things up with the side dishes we have with it is one of the reasons I love it so much.
I normally make parmesan asparagus and Creamy Parmesan Rice or Parmesan Risotto. We love Parmesan cheese, I won’t deny that! But there are so many different recipes that go perfectly with this baked garlic parmesan chicken recipe.
Pasta. Just about any pasta will pair well, you can do it with a sauce like homemade spaghetti sauce, pumpkin pasta sauce, Alfredo sauce, avocado pasta sauce or simple like melted butter and a sprinkle of garlic.
Veggies. Just about any veggie will work as a side dish for this winning chicken dinner recipe, green beans with bacon, Twice Baked potatoes, Whole Roasted Cauliflower, roasted broccoli, Mashed potatoes, Smashed Potatoes, Garlic Green Beans, and Roasted Brussel Sprouts.
Salad. Fresh made salads are always a go-to when I need something quick and easy, if you are looking for a tasty salad recipe, we have quite a few that we love including Olive Garden Copycat Salad, BLT Salad, Spinach strawberry salad and Caesar salad are our family favorites.
Variations of this Crusted Parmesan Chicken Recipe
Use Mayo instead of Greek Yogurt. If you are living a low carb or Keto lifestyle and are wanting an amazing keto baked chicken breast recipe, this parmesan crusted chicken with is awesome! Just use mayo instead of the greek yogurt! This is a recipe that the whole family will love even if they are not eating a low carb diet. We have been enjoying this crusted parmesan chicken recipe for many years, long before I even started blogging and it is just a plus that it is also low carb.
Skip the garlic. If you are not a fan of garlic you can leave that out.
Change up the chicken. I like using chicken breasts to make parmesan crusted chicken breasts but you can also use chicken tenders or chicken breasts when making this crusted parmesan chicken recipe.
How to tell when Crusted Parmesan chicken is cooked all the way
The most important thing to remember when cooking chicken breasts in the oven is that you do not want to overcook them. If you overcook chicken breasts then you end up with dry chicken. No one wants that!
The easiest way to make sure you have juicy baked chicken is to check it with a meat thermometer. You want to cook the chicken breasts until they reach 165 degrees in the thickest part of the chicken breast.
How to Store Leftover Parmesan Crusted Chicken
Store the parmesan crusted chicken leftovers m in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Garlic Parmesan Crusted Chicken Ingredients
- boneless skinless chicken breasts
- plain greek yogurt or Mayonnaise
- grated parmesan cheese
- Garlic Powder
How to make Parmesan Crusted Chicken Recipe
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Cut each chicken breast in half so you end up with two thin chicken breast per chicken breast. If you have lopsided chicken breasts, use a meat pounder and pound the chicken so the chicken breasts are equally thick all the way around before baking them so they bake evenly.
Place your chicken in a foil lined baking dish.
In a small bowl combine greek yogurt (or mayonnaise), garlic powder, salt, pepper, and grated parmesan cheese.
Cover the tops of the chicken with your cheese mix.
Bake chicken in the oven for 30 minutes.
Remove chicken from the oven and remove any liquids that may have accumulated in the pan.
Turn the broiler on and carefully place your chicken back in the pan and then under the broiler until it gets golden brown.
Looking for more Chicken Recipes? Check these out!
- Asparagus Stuffed Chicken
- Firecracker Chicken
- Chicken and Potato Casserole
- Baked Chicken and Veggies sheet pan
- Avocado Chicken
- Chicken Asparagus Pasta
- Lemon Garlic Chicken
- Chicken Florentine
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Cheesy Oven Baked Parmesan Chicken
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
- Cut chicken breast in half so you end up with two thin chicken breast.
- Place your chicken in a foil lined baking dish.
- In a small bowl combine greek yogurt (or mayonnaise), garlic powder, salt, pepper and grated parmesan cheese and stir until well combined.
- Cover the tops of the chicken with your yogurt mix.
- Bake chicken in oven for 30 minutes.
- Remove chicken from the oven and remove any liquids that may have accumulated in the pan.
- Turn the broiler on and carefully place your chicken back in the pan and then under the broiler until it gets golden brown.
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