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With a flavorful coating of Parmesan cheese and seasonings, Baked Italian Chicken is not only juicy and delish, but it’s oven-ready in minutes!

With a flavorful coating of Parmesan cheese and seasonings, Baked Italian Chicken is not only juicy and delish, but it's oven-ready in minutes!

Chicken meals are a favorite of mine, for getting plenty of lean protein. Plain baked chicken can get pretty boring, though. I often experiment with toppings and seasonings, but I only share the best of the best. This baked Italian chicken, folks, is definitely the BEST!

With a flavorful coating of Parmesan cheese and seasonings, Baked Italian Chicken is not only juicy and delish, but it's oven-ready in minutes!

Simply dip chicken in egg whites and then a Parmesan cheese and seasoning mixture.

With a flavorful coating of Parmesan cheese and seasonings, Baked Italian Chicken is not only juicy and delish, but it's oven-ready in minutes!

Next, place chicken in baking pan, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle any remaining cheese mixture over the top. Easy as that!

With a flavorful coating of Parmesan cheese and seasonings, Baked Italian Chicken is not only juicy and delish, but it's oven-ready in minutes!

Bake for about 25 minutes. This baked Italian chicken pairs well with a variety of side dishes. For a light, yet satisfying dinner I enjoy the chicken with a side salad or roasted Brussels sprouts.

With a flavorful coating of Parmesan cheese and seasonings, Baked Italian Chicken is not only juicy and delish, but it's oven-ready in minutes!
With a flavorful coating of Parmesan cheese and seasonings, Baked Italian Chicken is not only juicy and delish, but it's oven-ready in minutes!
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Nutrition Facts
Baked Italian Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 163 Calories from Fat 38
% Daily Value*
Fat 4.2g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 202.4mg9%
Carbohydrates 0.8g0%
Fiber 0.3g1%
Sugar 0.1g0%
Protein 26.1g52%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Servings:6
Baked Italian Chicken
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
 
With a flavorful coating of Parmesan cheese and seasonings, Baked Italian Chicken is not only juicy and delish, but it's oven-ready in minutes!
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons parsley fresh, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese fat free
  • 1 teaspoon oregano dried
  • 1 teaspoon basil dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper
  • 1.5 lbs. chicken breast boneless/skinless, raw
  • 1/4 cup egg whites
  • 2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Wash and mince parsley; peel and mince garlic.<br/>2. Combine parsley, garlic, Parmesan cheese, oregano, basil, black pepper and red pepper in a pie pan or shallow dish.<br/>3. Dip chicken pieces into beaten egg whites and then into cheese mixture.<br/>4. Place chicken in a shallow baking pan lightly coated with cooking spray.<br/>5. Drizzle olive oil over chicken, and sprinkle with any remaining cheese mixture.<br/>6. Bake for 25 minutes or until tender and no longer pink inside.<br/>7. Serve immediately with a tossed salad, steamed broccoli and herb roasted potato wedges, if desired.<br/>
Recipe Notes

Nutrition facts are estimates only.

Author: Kim Lee
Course: Main

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