Maryland Chicken Chesapeake Recipe


Maryland Chicken Chesapeake is a delicious dish that combines the flavors of the Chesapeake Bay region with tender chicken. This recipe features a succulent chicken breast topped with a savory crab and Old Bay seasoning mixture, creating a perfect harmony of flavors.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup lump crab meat
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions: How to Cook Maryland Chicken Chesapeake

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper, then place them in a baking dish.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the lump crab meat, mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, Old Bay seasoning, lemon juice, and parsley.
  4. Spoon the crab mixture evenly over the chicken breasts.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the crab topping is golden brown.
  6. Remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  7. Garnish with additional parsley and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, if desired.
  8. Serve the Maryland Chicken Chesapeake hot with your favorite side dishes.
Enjoy this flavorful and satisfying Maryland Chicken Chesapeake dish that is sure to impress your family and friends!
Maryland Chicken Chesapeake Recipe