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Crunchy Lemon Parmesan Chicken with Broccoli , sheet pan dinner, family dinner ideas, lemon chicken, easy dinner solutions, lemon broccoli, sheet pan recipe

Crunchy Lemon Parmesan Chicken with Broccoli

  • Author: Amber
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 26 minutes
  • Total Time: 36 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Crunchy Lemon Parmesan Chicken with Broccoli is a lemony sheet pan dinner made with chicken breast, Parmesan cheese, panko breadcrumbs, butter and of course, loads of lemon and a side of broccoli. 


  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter (melted)
  • 3 lemons (zest and juice)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic (minced)
  • 1.5 pounds chicken breast (thin cut)
  • 1 lemon (sliced thinly)
  • 2 cups broccoli
  • olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Gather ingredients, 3 bowls, foil, baking sheet, measuring cups, knife, and cutting board.
  3. Cover baking sheet with foil and lighly grease with olive oil.
  4. In bowl #1: mix breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, oregano, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  5. In bowl #2: flour.
  6. In bowl #3: stir together the melted butter, 5 tablespoons lemon juice, 2 teaspoons lemon zest, and minced garlic.
  7. Set aside 4 tablespoons of the lemon butter mixture for later.
  8. Arrange your work station with the three bowls: flour, breadcrumb mixture and lemon butter mixture.
  9. Coat your chicken strips in the flour, then dip it into the lemon butter and finally coat with the breadcrumb mixture.
  10. Lay the strip on the prepared baking tray. Repeat until you have used up all the chicken. Sprinkle with any leftover breadcrumb mixture.
  11. Bake for 10 minutes and remove from oven.
  12. Turn the chicken pieces carefully. Decorate with thinly sliced lemon.
  13. Nestle the broccoli in the space around the chicken and drizzle with the remaining lemon butter mixture that we set aside earlier. Sprinkle with salt.
  14. Bake for another 14 to 16 minutes.
  15. Serve and enjoy!
  • Category: dinner