Healthy Recipe: Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Parmesan Crusted Chicken


  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  1. Cut each breast in half and pound to about ½ inch thick.
  2. Beat egg and water in a shallow bowl until blended.
  3. Add garlic, salt & pepper and whisk to blend.
  4. Place parmesan in another shallow bowl.
  5. Dip each piece of chicken in egg mixture, making sure to coat. Allow excess egg to drip off.
  6. Place in parmesan. Sprinkle more parmesan over top. Gently press, then turn and repeat on other side. Shake off excess. Repeat with remaining chicken.
  7. Place butter and oil in a large skillet over high heat.
  8. Place chicken & do not move until edges are brown, about 3 minutes.
  9. Lightly press with spatula then turn over and brown.
  10. Lightly press with spatula and remove to serving plate.