Recipe of the Month,
1 cup Panko bread crumbs
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
1/2 cup olive oil
3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
6 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cleaned, trimmed, and blotted dry
Preheat oven to 375o
Mix the bread crumbs and 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese together in a pie
plate. Combine olive oil, mustard and garlic in a separate pie plate.
Whisk until olive oil and garlic are completely incorporated into the
Dip each chicken piece into the mustard mixture, completely covering
both sides. Then, dip the chicken in the bread crumb mixture until well
coated. Place each piece on a cooling rack set inside a baking sheet.
When all the chicken pieces have been coated and placed, sprinkle the
remaining bread crumb mixture evenly over the chicken. Sprinkle the
chicken with the remaining Parmesan cheese.
Bake uncovered for 20 - 30 minutes, remove from oven, and let the
chicken rest for 5 minutes before serving.