Clean Eating Garlic Parmesan Chicken

January 12, 2017 at 11:19 pm (Chicken, Entrees, Fast)

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Source: HesitantlyHealthy.com

CLEAN EATING GARLIC PARMESAN CHICKEN

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 35 mins

Serves: 2

This recipe is full of flavor and SO easy for weeknight cooking!
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: American

 

Ingredients
2 large defrosted chicken breasts
2 tsp chopped garlic (fresh or jarred)
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
½ cup whole wheat panko crumbs
½ cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
Black pepper to taste

 

Instructions

-Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
-Dredge each chicken breast in extra virgin olive oil.
-Make thin slices into the top of each chicken breast and stuff with garlic.
-Mix panko and parmesan together in a shallow dish.
-Dip each chicken breast into the panko/parmesan mixture then place them into a baking dish (be sure to grease it if it’s not nonstick).
-Top with a sprinkle of black pepper.
-Bake for 30 minutes then check for doneness, cook in additional 5 minute increments until there is no pink.
-For an extra crispy top, give the cooked chicken about 2 minutes in the broiler!

Notes
Serve with a side of steamed veggies for a quick and easy meal!

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