Crispy Garlic-Parmesan Chicken

Chicken gets dipped in a buttery-basil blend and coated with cheese-spiked Italian flavored panko bread crumbs, then it’s baked until crispy and golden brown.


  • 4     boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1      pouch (9 oz) Progresso™ Recipe Starters™ creamy Parmesan basil cooking sauce
  • 2/3 cup Progresso® Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs
  • 2/3 cup finely shredded Parmesan or Asiago cheese
  • Hot mashed potatoes, if desired


  • POUND chicken gently, smooth side down, with meat mallet or rolling pin until 1/2 inch thick.
  • MIX in shallow dish butter and 1 T. of the cooking sauce; in another shallow dish, mix bread crumbs and cheese. Dip chicken into butter mixture, then dip into bread crumb mixture to coat.
  • HEAT 2 T. oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Brown chicken in oil 12-15 minutes, carefully turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center and coating is golden brown.
  • HEAT remaining sauce until hot. Serve with chicken and mashed potatoes.