Luby’s Cafeteria Italian Chicken Breast

Luby’s is a well-known cafeteria.  Sometimes nothing beats cafeteria style food, especially when you get to pick out exactly what you want.  With our cloned recipe of their Italian Chicken Breast, you can enjoy Luby’s at home without having to load up the kids, and drive out to the restaurant.

Italian chicken breast

Luby’s Cafeteria Italian Chicken Breast

Yield: 8 servings.

Italian chicken breast

Luby’s Cafeteria Italian Chicken Breast

Make Luby’s Cafeteria Italian Chicken Breast at home. 
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chicken Breast Recipes, Luby’s Cafeteria Italian Chicken Breast
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 715kcal


  • 1 pound shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3 cups flour divided use
  • 1/4 cup dried parsley flakes
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 (0.7-ounce) dry Italian salad dressing mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 extra large eggs
  • 4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoons chopped parsley


  • In a medium-size bowl, combine mozzarella cheese, 2 cups flour, parsley flakes, Parmesan cheese and dressing mix; blend well. In a shallow bowl, whisk together milk and eggs until well blended. 
  • Place remaining flour in another shallow bowl. Coat chicken with flour, shaking off excess; dip into milk mixture, then into cheese mixture, coating evenly and pressing into the chicken. 
  • Heat about 1/8 inch of oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken and cook 5 to 6 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Garnish with cheese and parsley.


Calories: 715kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 72g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 254mg | Sodium: 828mg | Potassium: 1025mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 725IU | Vitamin C: 4.4mg | Calcium: 471mg | Iron: 3.8mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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