Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Parmesan Crusted Chicken
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Source: The Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Mittera.

A flavorful and versatile chicken recipe, serve this as a main entrée with vegetables or over a salad. It’s also kid-friendly and much healthier than any frozen chicken nugget.

  • Prep time
    20 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    2 chicken strips
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    2 chicken strips
  • Amount per serving Calories 200

  • Total Fat 4.5g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 70mg
  • Sodium 140mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • Dietary Fiber 1g
    • Total Sugars 0g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 28g
  • Potassium 250mg
  • Phosphorus 220mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 4 Lean protein



  • nonstick cooking spray
  • cornmeal
    1/2 cup
  • Parmesan cheese (freshly grated )
    1/3 cup
  • garlic powder
    1/2 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • egg whites
  • boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cut into 12 thin strips)
    1 1/2 lbs


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.

  2. In a shallow dish, mix together cornmeal, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder and black pepper.

  3. In another shallow baking dish, whisk together egg whites.

  4. Dip chicken breast strip in egg mixture and then drench in cornmeal mixture. Coat well and place on baking sheet. Repeat procedure for all chicken strips.

  5. Spray chicken strips with cooking spray. Bake15-20 minutes or until done; turn chicken pieces over half way through cooking time.

  • Recommended

    Loved it!! So good and easy to make. It will be on regular rotation from now on at our house.

  • Recommended

    I would only suggest replacing the corn meal with Almond Flour because of the carbs in corn meal. This is a great recipe for a diabetic with my suggestion. I will give this a try.