Hummus-Crusted Chicken Recipe

Hummus-Crusted Chicken Recipe

How To Make Hummus-Crusted Chicken

This hummus-crusted chicken recipe with lemon, paprika, zucchini, and yellow squash is totally delicious, you will wish you knew about it much earlier!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 4chicken breasts,boneless. skinless
  • salt and pepper
  • 1zucchini,chopped
  • 1yellow squash,chopped
  • 1medium onion,chopped
  • 1cuphummus,homemade or store-bought
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 2lemons
  • 1tsppaprika,smoked, or sumac


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Prepare one large baking dish or two smaller baking dishes greased with cooking spray.

  2. Pat the chicken dry. Season the chicken breasts with generous pinches of salt and pepper.

  3. In a large bowl, toss the zucchini, squash, and onion with olive oil until evenly coated. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. If using one baking dish, place all of the vegetables on the bottom of the dish in an even layer. Lay the four chicken breasts evenly on top, then cover each chicken breast with the hummus so that the entire breast is covered.

  5. Squeeze the juice of one lemon over the chicken and vegetables, then sprinkle the pan with smoked paprika or sumac.

  6. Thinly slice the remaining lemon, and place the slices in between the chicken and vegetables, if desired.

  7. Bake for about 25 to 30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

If using two pans, use one for the chicken and one for the vegetables.


  • Calories: 507.08kcal
  • Fat: 25.87g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.10g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.63g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.17g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.99g
  • Fiber: 7.62g
  • Sugar: 3.18g
  • Protein: 43.44g
  • Cholesterol: 111.36mg
  • Sodium: 1055.90mg
  • Calcium: 107.58mg
  • Potassium: 1136.31mg
  • Iron: 4.23mg
  • Vitamin A: 80.87µg
  • Vitamin C: 38.03mg
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