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This recipe has been adapted from a recipe I tried using HelloFresh. Although the original recipe was good I felt it needed a little something more so I added some minced garlic! Why have I never thought of topping a chicken breast with shredded zucchini? The zucchini keeps the chicken moist and tender while it is cooking. The addition of garlic and Parmesan gives a delicious flavor to the mix.Zucchini Parmesan Crusted Chicke

Ingredients:

2 Chicken Breasts, about 12 oz total
1 zucchini, shredded
¼ cup Parmesan cheese
1 tsp dried chili flakes
1-2 gaarlic cloves, minced

Zucchini Parmesan Crusted ChickePreheat your oven to 400 degrees. Grate the zucchini and place into the center of a clean kitchen towel. Gather the corners and squeeze the excess moisture out over your sink. Place the zucchini in a bowl. Add the minced garlic, Parmesan cheese and chili flakes to the zucchini. Mix well.

Pound the chicken breast until they are about ½ inch think. Season both side with salt and pepper and place on a lightly greased baking sheet. Top each chicken breast with a thick layer of the zucchini mix. Bake 15- 30 minutes or until just cooked through. During the last two minutes of cooking, heat the broiler to high and broil for about 2 minutes or until golden brown on top.Zucchini Parmesan Crusted Chicke

Serve the Zucchini & Parmesan Crusted chicken with a salad or with mashed potatoes and green bean. We use the leftovers on a salad the next day.Zucchini Parmesan Crusted Chicke

14 comments on “Zucchini & Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Susan on June 20, 2016 11:47 am

This looks so yummy! I love recipes with only a few ingredients, especially when it includes veggies! Thanks for sharing.

Nancy Wolff on June 20, 2016 12:01 pm

Susan,
I think we’ll be enjoying this recipe all summer! 🙂

Crystal Green on June 21, 2016 2:04 pm

This looks DELICIOUS! I am going to have to try this one. I’m pretty confident my kids will love it too.

Thank you for sharing this with us on the #HomeMattersParty. We hope to see you again when we open our doors at 12 AM EST on Friday.

Diane on June 21, 2016 7:00 pm

Chicken with shredded zucchini, yum! What a great dinner idea I love it!

Nancy Wolff on June 22, 2016 1:11 am

Diane,
Easy and delicious, my type of dinner!

Anita on June 22, 2016 8:34 am

This looks yummy and easy to make!

Nancy Wolff on June 22, 2016 10:53 am

Anita,
It is so easy and so delicious, quick to put together too!

Jess on June 22, 2016 4:04 pm

Definitely a NEAT recipe that I’ve never even thought about! Wow!

I would love for you to share this with my AMAZING Facebook Group with over 300 Members to share easy craft projects and recipes: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips

Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

Amy on June 25, 2016 12:20 am

This looks ah-maze-ing!! I too (now that you pointed it out) wonder why I never thought to do this before. I know I serve zucchini with chicken, but to top the chicken with it? Ingenious!!
Thank you so much for sharing to the Monday Mish Mash Link Party.
*Hugs*

Nancy Wolff on June 27, 2016 3:45 am

Amy,
We have already enjoyed. This dinner so many times! Can’t wait to try it with my own zucchini!

indah nuria savitri on June 25, 2016 7:56 pm

looks like something I would love to try! Thanks for sharing it together with us #OMHGWW 🙂

swathi on June 27, 2016 4:03 pm

Nanci, this zucchini Parmesan crusted chicken looks delicious. thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop, pinning and tweeting.

Thomas lillge on April 26, 2017 9:33 pm

I added red pepper, Vidalia onions and shredded cauliflower. YUMMY!🤓

Nancy Wolff on April 26, 2017 10:17 pm

Thomas,
Those sound like wonderful additions!

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