Copycat Cheesecake Factory Romano Chicken Recipe

This romano crusted chicken is full of flavor. A juicy chicken that bakes in the oven until tender while cooking with a generous handful or Romano cheese.

Copycat Cheesecake Factory Romano Chicken Recipe

How To Make Copycat Cheesecake Factory Romano Chicken

Coated with breadcrumbs and cheese, this deep-fried chicken has a satisfying crunch in every bite.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 25 mins


  • lb chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, flattened and tenderized
  • cups breadcrumbs, homemade, avoid using Japanese
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup romano cheese, grated and divided
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 pcs eggs, beaten

For Serving:

  • 1 tbsp romano cheese, per serving
  • ¼ tsp parsley, per serving
  • ½ cup marinara sauce, per serving
  • 4 oz pasta, per serving


  1. Prepare your breading station. Place eggs in 1 mixing bowl.
  2. In another mixing bowl, combine your flour, pepper, and half of the grated cheese. Stir to incorporate.
  3. In your third mixing bowl, combine your breadcrumbs and the remaining cheese. Stir to incorporate.
  4. Dredge your chicken in flour, dip in eggs, and coat in breadcrumbs.
  5. Add half each of butter and oil in a skillet over medium-low heat.
  6. Once your butter has melted, add your breaded chicken breasts and cook until crusts turn golden brown and the chicken is fully cooked through, roughly 3 to 5 minutes per side.
  7. Drain your cooked chicken on wire racks to maintain its crispness.
  8. Serve alongside any pasta of your choice tossed in some marinara sauce. Garnish with parsley and more grated cheese.


  • Sugar: 2g
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  • Calcium: 163mg
  • Calories: 568kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 44g
  • Cholesterol: 113mg
  • Fat: 28g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g
  • Potassium: 430mg
  • Protein: 34g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 460mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 408IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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