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A plate with parmesan crusted chicken and cauliflower with some dill and capers, a fork and a knife, and lemon halves.

Parmesan Crusted Chicken With Mayo

This parmesan crusted chicken is so easy, low carb, and absolutely delicious. With simple ingredients, it can be ready in 40 minutes.
Course Dinner
Cuisine International
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 368kcal
Author by Jenny Skrapaliori Graves


  • Rimmed baking sheet


  • 4 chicken thighs skinless boneless
  • 4 Tbsp mayonaise Full tablespoons.
  • 4 Tbsp parmesan cheese grated. Full tablespoons.
  • 1 Tbsp red pepper flakes
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper


  • Preheat your oven to 400 F.
  • Season the chicken thighs with sea salt and pepper. Fold the thigh edges under for a more tidy, round look. Place them in a baking pan.
  • In a bowl, mix well the mayo, parmesan, and red pepper flakes. 
  • Place a full tablespoon of the mayo - cheese mix on each chicken thigh. You can sprinkle some more red hot chili pepper flakes all over if you like. 
  • Bake for 40 min or until the top is golden brown and the chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove the chicken thighs to a wiring rack to drain from all the extra fat and serve immediately.


Nutritional Info – Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided is only an estimate and can vary based on products used.


Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 289mg | Potassium: 271mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 720IU | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 1mg