This chicken dish is a family favorite that’s healthy, simple and comes together quickly. Panko crumbs offer a delightfully crunchy texture that’s less dense than traditional bread crumbs. Serve over a bed of greens to lighten things up even more.


Perfectly Crusted Panko and Parmesan Chicken

1 egg – $0.11
1 1/2 cups panko bread crumbs – $0.99
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese – $0.62
1/2 package Italian dressing mix (.6 oz package) – $0.49
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts – $4.80


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk egg in a shallow dish.

2. In a second shallow dish, combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and Italian dressing mix.

3. Cover a large sheet pan with foil. Dip chicken into egg and then into bread crumb mixture. Be sure to completely cover the chicken breast.

4. Place each chicken breast on the baking sheet. Bake 25-30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

Serves: 4

Total Cost: $7.01


Check out our Caprese Pasta Salad recipe to complement this dish. It only costs $4.99 to make!

Perfectly Crusted Panko and Parmesan Chicken