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Parm-Crusted Chicken Recipe – Delicious & Crispy!

September 11, 2020

This Parm-Crusted Chicken is another great recipe from our friends at HungryGirl. A delicious chicken dish that your entire family will enjoy. You'll love the savory and crispy coating on this Parmesan Chicken! For a lower-carb version, you can swap out the whole-wheat panko with pork rind crumbs.

This recipe is easy and quick to whip up, really great for a weeknight meal for the family. Parm-Crusted Chicken pairs perfectly with most side dishes. For an added boost of protein and crunch, you can slice it up and serve it over top of a salad.

It also reheats well, making it a great addition to weekly bariatric meal prep plans!

Parm-Crusted Chicken Recipe

Recipe by: Lisa Lillien (a.k.a. Hungry Girl)
Makes 2 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes; Cook Time: 10 minutes; Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1/4 cup whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp. each salt and black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. + 2 tsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • Two 5-oz. raw boneless skinless chicken breast cutlets pounded to 1/4-inch thickness
  • 1/4 cup (about 2 large) egg whites or fat-free liquid egg substitute

Parm-Crusted Chicken Directions

  1. In a wide bowl, combine breadcrumbs, all seasonings, and 2 tbsp. Parmesan cheese. Mix well.
  2. Place the chicken in another wide bowl. Top with egg whites/substitute, and flip to coat.
  3. One at a time, shake chicken cutlets to remove excess egg and coat with breadcrumb mixture.
  4. Bring a large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Cook chicken for about 4 minutes per side, until cooked through.
  5. Serve topped with the remaining 2 tsp of the Parmesan cheese.

Nutritional Info Per Serving

Calories 261; Carbohydrates 7 grams; Fat 7.5 grams; Protein 39 grams

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Lisa Lillien (a.k.a. Hungry Girl) is the creator of the Hungry Girl brand. She is the founder of www.Hungry-Girl.com, the free daily email service that entertains and informs hungry people everywhere. More than 1,000,000 fans eagerly wait for Hungry Girl’s recipes, food finds, and tips & tricks each weekday.
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