Crispy Chicken Parmesan- Mayo Clinic Health Center

Crispy Chicken Parmesan with Avocado Salsa

Prep: 15 min

Total: 25 min

Servings: 6 servings, 1 topped chicken breast each


What you need:

            1/3       cup plain dry bread crumbs

            1/3       cup grated Parmesan cheese

            ¼         cup real mayo mayonnaise

            ½         tsp. chili powder

6          small boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1-1/2 lb.), pounded to ¼-inch thickness

1          tbsp. olive oil  

½         cup tomatillo salsa

½         cup chopped ripe avocados

½         cup chopped tomatoes




Make Crispy Chicken Parmesan with Avocado Salsa

COMBINE bread crumbs and 1/4 cup of the cheese in shallow dish; set aside. Mix mayonnaise and chili powder; spread onto both sides of chicken breasts. Coat evenly with crumb mixture.

HEAT oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cook 4 to 5 min. on each side or until cooked through (165ºF). Meanwhile, mash avocados with salsa.

PLACE chicken on serving plate. Top with salsa mixture and tomatoes; sprinkle with remaining cheese.



–          Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts

–          Tomatillo Salsa

–          Avocado

–          Tomatoes



–          Bread Crumbs

–          Parmesan Cheese

–          Mayonnaise

–          Chili Powder

–          Olive Oil


Calories           300

Total fat          17 g

Saturated fat   4 g

Cholesterol      80 mg

Sodium            470 mg

Carbohydrate 8 g

Dietary fiber    2 g

Sugars                         1 g

Protein             28 g

Vitamin A       6 %DV

Vitamin C       6 %DV

Calcium           10 %DV

Iron                 8 %DV