It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Let’s make it even more wonderful, by adding this tasty Parmesan crusted chicken recipe to your cooking arsenal. It’s a legit winner-winner chicken dinner!
The end of the year is one of thee most busiest times cooking in the kitchen can seem like a chore, or a distant memory. Making countless store runs, preparing gifts to give, shopping, all of that stuff can just be extremely exhausting! Well not the shopping part as much. Dinner usually is the last thing on my mind after all that glorious hoopla! So, this recipe came out of one of those moments of I got to produce a delicious meal in a hurry.
Behold, the easiest recipe thus far Parmesan crusted chicken no more than a few ingredients, and the best part is the oven does all the work! Big score!
The only kitchen tool you’ll need is a food processor to grind together the crust mixture. If you don’t own a food processor no worries a blender works just fine.
To get a nice golden crust English muffins combined with Parmesan cheese and seasonings makes this crust sensational!
I made this for my family and it became an instant hit, the versatility is endless you can pair it with yellow rice which works wonderfully with the Parmesan chicken, yellow rice recipe is here. Or slice it on top of a salad that makes for a great lunch or dinner.
I used Parmigiano Reggiano cheese for this recipe it’s warm-nutty flavor makes the chicken sing! The crust has such a lovely golden brown hue, it’ll make you proud. Always go for a quality brand Parmigiano Reggiano it makes a difference for sure.
The Dijon mixture is the heavenly glue that binds the Parmesan crust together. And the simplicity of the mixture is a for sure culinary winner prepare this dish for some guest and impress their socks off. So, enough talking get your grocery list in order, let’s do a grocery check list of items you may need to get if you don’t have them already.
- 1 pack of Chicken breast
- 1 pack of English muffins
- Parmesan Cheese (Parmigiano Reggiano)
- Dijon mustard
- White wine vinegar
This is simplicity at it’s finest!
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Easy Parmesan Crusted Chicken BreastPrint Recipe
- 3 Tablespoons of Dijon Mustard
- 1 teaspoon of white wine vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
- 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast small in size
- 1 1/4 English muffins
- 3/4 cup of grated Parmesan Cheese (Parmigiano Reggiano )
- 1 TBLSP of unsalted butter
Preheat oven to 450 degrees
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
Whisk together first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Add chicken and toss to coat evenly.
In a food processor or blender, pulse the English muffins about 2 and a half pieces until grounded fine.
Add Parmesan Cheese, salt, pepper and butter and pulse together again to combine ingredients.
In a shallow dish coat each piece of chicken in the crumb mixture and place onto baking sheet.
Bake for 20 minutes.