Spicy Romano Chicken Johnny Carino’S Recipe


Spicy Romano Chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines tender chicken breasts with a spicy kick of Romano cheese. This recipe from Johnny Carino's is sure to impress your taste buds and leave you craving for more. The prep time for this dish is 15 minutes and the cook time is 25 minutes.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a shallow dish, combine the flour, Romano cheese, salt, black pepper, paprika, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder.
  3. Dip each chicken breast into the beaten eggs, then coat it with the flour mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  4. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  5. Add the coated chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
  6. Transfer the chicken breasts to a baking dish and drizzle them with the hot sauce.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).
  8. Remove from the oven and let the chicken rest for a few minutes.
  9. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley before serving.