Panko Breaded Italian Chicken Breast

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15 servings

A healthy take on fried chicken, this panko breaded chicken breast is baked in the oven.


1 cup olive oil
1 tbsp. ground thyme
1 tbsp. ground oregano
1 tbsp. ground basil
1 tbsp. fine ground black pepper
2 tbsp. kosher salt
15 boneless skinless chicken breast
4 cups panko breadcrumbs
2 tbsp. fine ground black pepper
2 tsp. granulated garlic
2 bunch parsley, chopped
1 cup grated parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In large bowl, combine olive oil, thyme, oregano, basil, black pepper, and salt, mix well to combine.
  3. Pour mixture over the chicken breast; ensure the breasts are well coated.
  4. Place chicken into a plastic container, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
  5. Place panko breadcrumbs into a container, season with black pepper and granulated garlic, mix well to combine
  6. Place chicken breast into the breadcrumbs and press to coat on both sides, continue until all the breast are coated with the breadcrumbs
  7. Place the coated chicken breast onto a baking sheet and place into preheated oven for 8 -12 minutes or to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F
  8. Remove from oven place into serving dish, garnish with chopped parsley and grated parmesan cheese.
  9. Serve hot.

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