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Crunchy Lemon Parmesan Chicken with Broccoli

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. 

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time26 mins
Course: dinner
Keyword: broccoli, chicken, lemon, parmesan
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Amber

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

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