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opinion on chicken breasts recipe

Aticineto | | Mar 17, 2012 04:57 AM

Hi all,

Planning on making this tomorrow, and I need a little advice.


2 teaspoons crushed garlic

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup dry bread crumbs

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves


1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

2. Warm the garlic and olive oil to blend the flavors. In a separate dish, combine the bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Dip the chicken breasts in the olive oil and garlic mixture, then into the bread crumb mixture. Place in a shallow baking dish.

3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, until no longer pink and juices run clear.

I will use 8 chicken breast halves to have enough for leftovers a night during the week - so I guess I woud double everything (4 tsl crushed garlic, 1/2 c olive oil, 1/2 c bread crumbs, 1/2 cup cheese)?

Would I use extra virgin olive oil?

On the recipe site, reading the reviews, some people said the chicken got a little dry, (most) others said it was fine. Should I marinate the chicken in the olive oil and garlic for a while before dipping into the crumb/cheese mixture? If so, would it be in a zip lock bag in the fridge, or in a covered bowl/dish?

Someone suggested substituting Romano cheese for the Pamr. for a more distinct flavor.

I will use Italian seasoned bread crumbs, should i add anything else to the crumb/cheese mix (some suggested garlic or onion powder, salt, pepper, etc).