Easy Italian-Style Baked Chicken

breaded chicken parmesan

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  • Total: 65 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 45 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings

This delicious and easy baked chicken recipe is a simple Parmesan- and bread-crumb-coated chicken with a surprising and tasty butter and Italian dressing drizzle, baked to perfection. For extra flavor, use garlic seasoned or Italian seasoned bread crumbs.

Make this baked chicken for any night of the week, or serve on a busy weekend. Serve it with hot cooked rice or angel hair pasta with a little marinara, and a tossed salad or sliced fresh tomatoes.


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (halved)
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup fine dry Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup butter (melted)

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.

  2. Pat the chicken breasts dry with paper towels.

  3. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs.

  4. Combine cheese and bread crumbs in another bowl.

  5. Dip the chicken breasts into the beaten eggs.

  6. Coat the chicken thoroughly with the bread crumb mixture.

  7. Place on a greased baking sheet.

  8. Drizzle the chicken breasts with salad dressing and then drizzle with the melted butter.

  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, flipping halfway through.