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crunchy parmesan chicken in a white bowl with parsley

Crunchy Parmesan Chicken

  • Author: Debi ~ QuicheMyGrits
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Crunchy Parmesan Chicken takes fried chicken to a whole new level.  The crunchy coating is the stuff that dreams are made of!




  1. Add fried onions, parmesan cheese, bread crumbs, paprika, salt and pepper to a large bowl.
  2. Crush onions with a potato masher (ad) and mix in with other ingredients.
  3. Beat egg and milk in a separate bowl to make egg wash.
  4. Dip chicken tenders into egg wash, then dip in crumb mixture to coat all sides with crunchy coating.
  5. Add butter and olive oil to skillet (ad) and bring to medium heat. 
  6. Add coated chicken to skillet.  Fry chicken tenders for 10 to 15 minutes on medium heat, turning frequently until golden brown and crunchy.
  • Category: Main Dishes
  • Method: Skillet
  • Cuisine: Southern

Keywords: crunchy parmesan chicken, fried chicken, parmsan, panko bread crumbs, main dishes, southern