Baked Parmesan Chicken Thighs Recipe


This chicken thighs recipe is a taste of Italy with the parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning. It's a refreshing meal with lots of flavor and crunch. These are baked with skinless thighs, so there is less fat and calories with this main dish.

This goes well with a nice creamy pasta dish and some crisp fresh vegetables. Perhaps a warm soup to start off this meal.

Below are the list of ingredients, step by step directions, nutrition and Weight Watchers Points for this yummy meal.

Baked Parmesan Chicken Thighs Recipe

These thighs are baked instead of fried and are skinless. It also uses a light mayo so overall you are reducing fats, calories and WW points.

Recipe Type:

Main Dish, Chicken

Degree of Difficulty:



  • 1 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 6 each fresh boneless, skinless chicken thigh cutlets
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning.
  3. Season chicken on both sides with salt and pepper and place in a single layer in a 8-inch square baking dish.
  4. Generously spread with sauce and bake for 20 minutes, or until done. 
  5. Serve warm.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of servings for the chicken thighs recipe is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.

Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 6
Serving Size 1 each
Calories 288
Total Fat 20.7g
      Sat Fat 5.6g
Cholesterol 85.9mg
Sodium 730.1mg
Total Carbohydrates 4.2g
      Fiber <1g
      Sugar 1.8g
Protein 20.2g

MyWW Points

Green: 9 pts
Blue: 9 pts
Purple: 9 pts

Other Weight Watchers Points

8 pts
8 pts


If you want to reduce the SmartPoints for this chicken recipe, use chicken breasts (skinless) instead of the thighs.

In addition to this chicken thighs recipe, try out these chicken drumsticks.

Here's a video one of my friends posted on Facebook that looks good. It's a Chicken meal with parmesan as well.

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