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Garlic Lover’s Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.

Makes

6 servings

The garlic and lemon are great together on this breaded chicken. I've served this several times for special-occasion dinners. —Janice Steinmetz, Somers, Connecticut
Garlic Lover's Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Paprika

Directions

  1. Combine the bread crumbs, cheese, parsley, salt if desired and pepper. Place milk in a shallow bowl. Dip chicken in milk, then toss in the crumb mixture.
  2. Place chicken in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Combine the butter, garlic and lemon juice; drizzle over the chicken. Sprinkle with paprika.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 165°.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken breast half : 251 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 267mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 26g protein.

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