Skinny Parmesan Baked Chicken is a lightened-up version of Parmesan chicken. This easy chicken recipe is baked in the oven and is extra flavorful and juicy with a crunchy topping.
I did a sponsored post for Hellmann’s a few weeks ago. Part of the “assignment” was to browse their recipes and find one to feature. I used their chicken salad recipe for the post, but I also came across a very yummy-looking recipe for Parmesan Crusted Chicken.
I made an easy substitution to make the dish lighter and the entire family really enjoyed the dish.
To lighten up the recipe, I replaced most of the mayo with yogurt and used half the amount of bread crumbs. You would never know this is a lightened-up version unless I told you!
Give it a try!Print
- 3/8 cup of low-fat Greek yogurt
- 1/8 cup of mayonnaise (I just filled a 1/2 cup 3/4 way with the yogurt and then the rest of the way with the mayo)
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1–1/4 lbs.)
- 2 tsp. Italian seasoning
- 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
- Preheat oven to 425°.
- Combine the mayo, Greek yogurt, and Parmesan cheese in a medium bowl.
- Arrange chicken on a baking sheet. Evenly top with yogurt mixture, then sprinkle with bread crumbs and Italian seasoning.
- Bake 20 minutes or until the chicken is thoroughly cooked.
Keywords: parmesan chicken
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Jamie Sanders is a wife and mom of 2, located in the heart of Texas. She founded Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom in 2011 as a place to share creative ideas and family friendly recipes. Her work has been featured on Martha Stewart, Woman’s World, HuffPost, TODAY, Pioneer Woman, HGTV, CNET, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo, Oprah Daily, and Redbook, plus many other publications. To date, she had given away just under a million free pdf sewing patterns.