1/2 cup olive oil
5 cloves garlic, minced (optional)
5 cups prepared Italian bread crumbs
3 cups grated Parmesan cheese
30 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, or any combination of chicken pieces, with or without the skin
Note: if using chicken with skin, place skin side up on the baking pan
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease 3 rimmed 9×13 baking pans.
In a bowl blend olive oil and garlic (optional). In a separate bowl mix bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese.
Dip each chicken piece in the oil mixture, then in the breadcrumb mixture. Arrange the coated chicken on the prepared baking pans and sprinkle with any remaining breadcrumb mixture.
Bake 30 minutes in preheated oven, or until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.
Cool chicken on baking pans, cover with foil and label with reheating instructions.
Recipe can be made several days ahead. To transport, place slow cooker in a sturdy box cast off from Costco. Meal will be ready to heat upon arrival.
Reheat in 300 degree oven for 20 minutes; uncover for last 5 minutes.