Crispy Parmesan-Mayo Crusted Chicken

Effortless Chicken Mayo with Parmesan and Bread Crumbs is a scrumptious and straightforward recipe that combines succulent chicken breasts, velvety mayonnaise, and the flavorsome crunch of Parmesan cheese and bread crumbs. This harmonious blend forms an enticing golden exterior, filled with robust, savory tastes. Perfect for a stress-free evening meal or a laid-back get-together, this delectable dish is sure to have everyone asking for more. Pair it with steamed greens or a crisp salad to create a well-rounded and gratifying dining experience.

Effortless Chicken Mayo with Parmesan and Bread Crumbs

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup bread crumbs (ideally Italian seasoned)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper, as desired
  • Cooking spray


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C). Apply a thin layer of cooking spray on a baking sheet.
  2. In a shallow plate or bowl, combine mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, and onion powder. On a separate shallow plate, place the bread crumbs.
  3. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper according to your preference.
  4. Immerse each chicken breast in the mayonnaise blend, ensuring both sides are evenly covered, and then roll in the bread crumbs, pressing gently for adherence.
  5. Arrange the coated chicken breasts on the greased baking sheet.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C), ensuring the chicken is thoroughly cooked with a golden, crunchy exterior.
  7. Allow the chicken to rest for 5 minutes prior to serving. Pair with steamed vegetables or a crisp salad and enjoy.

Nutrition facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 580 kcal
  • Protein: 39 g
  • Fat: 36 g
  • Carbohydrates: 21 g
  • Sodium: 850 mg
  • Cholesterol: 110 mg

Please be aware that these nutrition facts are approximate values and may differ based on the specific ingredients utilized.