Italian Baked Parmesan Chicken Breasts

Chicken breasts coated with Italian breadcrumbs and grated parmesan is perfectly crispy on the outside, and perfectly juicy on the inside!

What is Italian Baked Parmesan Chicken Breast?

Simple Ingredients

You'll only need a few ingredients to make this easy recipe, so let's round them up and get started!

Season the Chicken

Season both sides of the chicken breasts with salt and pepper and set them aside.

Prepare the Breading

In a shallow bowl, mix breadcrumbs, parmesan, and parsley, stir to combine, and set aside.

Whisk the Egg

Whisk the egg with water and set that aside, too.

Bread the Chicken

Bread the chicken, one piece at a time, by dipping it first in the egg (allow the excess to drip off) and then in the breadcrumb mix.

Sear the Chicken

Heat a heavy skillet over medium-high heat, add coconut oil, and cook chicken pieces until golden-brown, 4-5 minutes per side.


Place the seared chicken on the broiler pan, and bake in the preheated oven for about 28 – 30 minutes, or until done.


Place the chicken on a serving plate, and top with warmed marinara and a sprinkle of grated Parmesan.

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