How to make Parmesan Chicken with Herb Lemon Sauce -

An amazing chicken flavored with parmesan cheese and served with a delicious herb lemon sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Parmesan cheese powder, Chicken breasts (चिकन ब्रेस्ट )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

You can also find more Main Course Chicken recipes like Kozhi Inji Chops Chicken Pasanda Kasundi Chicken Duck Pepper Fry

Parmesan Chicken with Herb Lemon Sauce

Parmesan Chicken with Herb Lemon Sauce Recipe Card


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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Parmesan Chicken with Herb Lemon Sauce Recipe

  • Parmesan cheese powder 1/4 cup

  • Chicken breasts 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Dried red chilli flakes to sprinkle

  • Parsley leaves freshly chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon 1/2

  • Crust

  • Panko breadcrumbs 1 cup

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Parsley leaves freshly chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Eggs 2

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/2 cup

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • Sauce

  • fesh thyme sprigs 2-3

  • Lemon juice 1 1/2 tabl

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Milk 1 cup

  • A pinch of dried red chilli flakes

  • Salt to taste

  • Micro greens for garnish

  • Italian lemon slices to serve


Step 1

Slice chicken in half to divide into two thin pieces and place on a parchment sheet and cover with another parchment sheet. Beat the pieces to flatten and cut them in half.

Step 2

Sprinkle salt, crushed black peppercorns, dried red chilli flakes and add parsley leaves and squeeze lemon on it and mix well. Set aside for 5-10 minutes.

Step 3

Take panko on a plate, add dried red chilli flakes, parmesan cheese powder, crushed black peppercorns and parsley leaves and mix well.

Step 4

Break in eggs in a shallow bowl, sprinkle salt and whisk using a fork. Set aside. Spread refined flour on a plate and set aside.

Step 5

Coat each chicken piece with refined flour, dip in the eggs and roll on the panko mixture.

Step 6

Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan, and shallow fry the chicken pieces till golden brown and crisp. Drain on an absorbent paper.

Step 7

For the sauce, heat butter in another non-stick pan, add refined flour and mix well. Cook for 30 seconds.

Step 8

Add milk and mix well. Cook till the mixture thickens. Remove the leaves of thyme sprigs and add into the pan.

Step 9

Add dried red chilli flakes, salt, and mix well. Cook till the mixture thickens. Switch off the heat and add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 10

Place the prepared chicken on a serving plate and drizzle the prepared sauce on top. Garnish with micro greens. Serve hot with lemon wedges.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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