Pesto Parmesan Chicken

Pesto Parmesan Chicken

Need a yummy idea for chicken breasts? Try this 4-ingredient idea using crispy panko bread crumbs.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
3
tablespoons basil pesto
2
tablespoons mayonnaise
1/2
cup Progresso® plain panko crispy bread crumbs
1/2
cup finely shredded Parmesan or Asiago cheese
Fresh basil leaves, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with foil; spray with cooking spray. Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/2-inch thick.
  2. In shallow dish, mix together pesto and mayonnaise. In another shallow dish. mix together bread crumbs and cheese. Dip chicken into pesto mixture then dip in panko mixture. Place on baking sheet.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (165°F) and coating is golden brown. Garnish with basil.
Makes 4 servings
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Serve-With
Serve with garlic-smashed potatoes and a mixed green salad.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 serving)
  • Calories 390
    • (Calories from Fat 190),
  • Total Fat 21g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 105mg;
  • Sodium 430mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 39g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 5 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.