Imperial Chicken

Imperial Chicken Recipe
Incorporating Parmesan cheese in the crumb mixture makes Imperial Chicken feel decadent even though it's baked instead of fried.


Makes 12 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


4 cups soft breadcrumbs
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons paprika
1/2 cup dried parsley flakes
1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 teaspoons pepper
12 skinned and boned chicken breast halves
1 cup butter or margarine, melted


Combine first 7 ingredients in a shallow dish.

Dip chicken in butter; dredge in crumb mixture. Place in 2 lightly greased 15- x 10-inch jellyroll pans.

Bake at 350° for 30 to 35 minutes or until done.