Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breasts With Garlic Mushroom Sauce


2 Chicken Breasts fileted horizontally S&P

Granulated Garlic

1 cup Flour

3/4 cup Parmesan, grated & divided

1 lg. egg, beaten

4 Tbls Butter, divided

4 Tbls Olive Oil, divided

1 cup Mushrooms, sliced

1 small Onion, diced

10 Garlic cloves, 4 minced, 6 left whole S&P

1 cups Chicken Broth

1 1/2 cups Heavy Cream

1/2 cup Parmesan, grated

Parsley to garnish


Season fileted Chicken Breasts

Season flour using the same seasonings and mix in 1/4 cup grated Parmesan to flour

Dip Chicken pieces in egg and dredge in seasoned flour/cheese mixture

Working in batches, heat 2 Tbls each of Butter and Olive Oil in frying pan

Brown Chicken on each side for about 4 minutes, remove and cover with foil, repeat with second batch using 2 more Tbls of Butter & Oil

Brown sliced Mushrooms in same pan that was used for chicken until golden brown, remove from pan

On med/low heat add diced onions, cook for 3 minutes stirring often.

Add all of Garlic, whole and minced in with Onions, cook for 5 more minutes

Add Chicken broth in, reduce by about half.

Add Heavy Cream in and stir thoroughly until bubbly.

Add 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese in, stir until melted.

Add the Chicken and Mushrooms back in, cook for about 5 more minutes until sauce is thickened.

Taste for S&P, remove and serve

*It may seem like a lot of Garlic but by leaving some of the pieces whole they just develop a sweet subtle flavor, it is the minced Garlic that flavors the sauce.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 750 kcal | Protein: 35g | Carbohydrates: 30g | Dietary Fiber: 2g | Sugars: 2g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 200mg | Sodium: 1100mg

Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I properly season the chicken breasts for Parmesan Crusted Chicken?

Season the fileted chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and granulated garlic.

What’s the key to achieving a crispy crust on the chicken?

Dredge the seasoned chicken pieces in a mixture of flour, grated Parmesan, and additional seasonings before cooking.

Can I use pre-grated Parmesan cheese for the coating?

Yes, you can use pre-grated Parmesan, but fresh grated Parmesan is recommended for better flavor and texture.

How do I brown the chicken breasts for optimal results?

Heat a combination of butter and olive oil in a frying pan and brown the chicken on each side for about 4 minutes per side.

What’s the purpose of leaving some garlic cloves whole in the recipe?

Whole garlic cloves impart a sweet and subtle flavor, while minced garlic adds a more intense flavor to the sauce.

Can I use a different type of mushroom if I don’t have sliced mushrooms?

Yes, feel free to substitute with your preferred mushroom variety.

How do I make the garlic mushroom sauce?

After browning the chicken and mushrooms, sauté diced onions, add garlic, reduce with chicken broth, then stir in heavy cream and Parmesan until bubbly.

How long does it take for the sauce to thicken?

The sauce typically thickens in about 5 minutes after adding the chicken and mushrooms back in.

Can I adjust the seasoning of the sauce according to my taste?

Yes, taste the sauce and adjust salt and pepper to your preference.

Is there a recommended way to garnish the Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breasts?

Garnish with parsley to add a fresh and aromatic touch to the dish.

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