• Italian Breaded Chicken Breast

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    Italian Breaded Chicken Breast
    Prep: 15 min Cook: 40 min Servings: 8
    by Therese
    37 recipes
    A very versatile dish can be used in by itself as a main dish, or top with mozzarella cheese and Italian red sauce for chicken parmigiana or it is delicious cold the next day cut up over a salad or used in a chicken sandwich topped with lettuce and tomatoes on a fresh roll


    • 2 lbs Boneless chicken breast
    • 3 C Seasoned panko bread crumbs
    • 1 C Flour
    • 1 1/2 Tsp Garlic powder divided
    • 1/2 tsp Paprika
    • 1/4 C Parmesean cheese
    • 1 tsp Black pepper divided
    • 1 tsp Kosher salt divided
    • 4 Eggs whisked


    1. Cut each piece of chicken in half you will end up with 8 halves
    2. Place a piece of chicken on a cutting board and place a piece of saran wrap over then take a mallet and pound till chicken out very thin and set aside repeat with all pieces of chicken
    3. Take 3 dishes and in one dish place the bread crumbs and mix in the 1/4 cup of parmesean cheese,1 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp of black pepper mix together
    4. In the second dish place the flour and add remaining salt and pepper ,garlic powder and the paprika mix well
    5. In the third dish place the eggs in and whisk
    6. Preheat oven to 250 degrees
    7. Place a large baking sheet in the oven
    8. Place a large skillet on the stove over medium heat and add about 2-3 Tbl oil ( you will need to add more oil as you go along for each batch of chicken that you cook)
    9. Dredge a piece of chicken in the flour then the egg wash and next cover in the panko bread crumbs and place in heated skillet
    10. Repeat process with each piece of chicken
    11. Cook chicken till lightly golden bread about 3 minutes per side
    12. Place each piece of chicken on the baking sheet in the preheated oven as you take them out of the pan repeat till finished
    13. Bake chicken for an additional 20 minutes after all chicken is in the oven
    14. Take chicken out of oven and place on platter
    15. You will have the most moist chicken ever !

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    • Judy fraschia
      Judy fraschia
      Goes well with a mango/avo/chilli salsa
      • Therese
        Sounds refreshing for a summertime dish!


      • ShaleeDP
        Very nice. I like the golden brown breading.
        • Therese
          Thank you Shalina :) Its one of our favorite dishes
        • Judy C. Singleton
          Judy C. Singleton
          Wonderful ! Very easy !
          • Therese
            Thank you I'm glad you,liked it !

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