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Baked Parmesan Chicken Cutlets

Baked not fried. Yet, crispy and crunchy with that fried taste only healthier and so delicious. Bake some up and enjoy the deliciousness!
Course Chicken, Dinner, Main Course, Main Meal
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword baked chicken, chicken, chicken parmesan, parmesan cheese
Servings 6
Author Pam


  • 6 thin raw, boneless, skinless chicken breasts, rinsed with cold water and patted dry
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 minced garlic cloves, or 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea or kosher salt and 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 3/4 - 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp dried Italian seasoning
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, plus 2 more tbsp for garnish
  • lemon wedges for garnish, optional


  1. 1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a large baking sheet with foil and then parchment paper. Spray with cooking spray, set aside.

    2.In a small bowl, blend olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper.

    3.In a large bowl, blend bread crumbs, cheese, Italian seasoning, and 2 tablespoons fresh parsley.

    4.Dip each cutlet into the oil mixture then into the breadcrumb cheese mixture.

    5.Arrange prepared cutlets on baking sheet. You can sprinkle more crumb mixture with any leftover oil if you want.

    6.Bake for about 30 to 40 minutes or until juices run clear and there is no longer pink inside when you cut into the cutlets. Enjoy!