Chicken Parmesan

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 39 mins
  • Servings: 2
  • Ingredients

  • 4piecesboneless skinless chicken breasts( about 1 lb.)
  • 3/4 cupdry Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 teaspoonsalt
  • 1/4 teaspoonpepper
  • 1egg, lightly beaten
  • 3tablespoonsolive oil
  • 1 1/3 cupsspaghetti sauce, divided
  • 4ouncesmozzarella cheese, grated
  • 3teaspoonsgrated parmesan cheese
  • Directions

  • Spread a chicken cutlet out flat between two pieces of wax paper.
  • Using a mallet or rolling pin, pound cutlet to 1/2 inch thick.
  • Do the same with remaining cutlets.
  • In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs, salt and pepper.
  • Place beaten egg in another shallow bowl.
  • Dip each cutlet in egg, coating lightly, then in bread crumb mixture coating lightly; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat 3 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Add cutlets and cook over medium heat for 3-4 minuteson each side, until golden.
  • (Add more oil 1 T. at a time if needed.) Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Pour 1 Cup spaghetti sauce into the bottom of a baking dish.
  • Arrange cutlets in dish one layer deep.
  • Pour remaining sauce over chicken.
  • Top with mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Reviews

  • “this was really good and easy.I added the parmasean cheese to the bread crumbs before frying the chicken and used home made sauce.Thanks for a great dinner idea”

  • “The chicken parmesan was very easy to make. I liked that it didn’t require a lot of ingredients.I cooked my chicken steaks on the George Foreman grill which made it even faster.”

  • “I love to cook and experiment with new recipes and this one was loved by each and every member of my family.It was easy to fix and taste delicious so we will definitely be enjoying it again.”

  • “This got two thumbs up. Very tasty and easy to prepare. I put onion and garilc powder, parmesan cheese and salt and pepper in the plain breadcrumbs I had. Had whole wheat spaghetti and a whole wheat roll with it. Fantastic!”

  • “This recipe was great! I’ll be making this again”

  • “Hubby LOVED this chicken… it browned up nice and retained it’s crispiness after being baked.. no changes.. perfect as is!**update: have made this numerous times & love it.. made it with panko breadcrumbs because I was out of regular crumbs please note this did not work as well.. it fried up nice but did not retain the crispiness in the oven**”

  • “EXCELLENT!!Five stars is not enough for this one!Perfect as written – no need to change a thing.I made this last night and served it with whole wheat spaghetti and salad for a group of ten children and adults.Not a crumb left.”

  • “Absolutely delicious and easy to make.We used extra mozzarella and sliced it really thing instead of grating, just because it was easier. This was a hit in our house!”

  • “This was outstanding!Quick and easy AND tasty too.I served it with spaghetti and whole family loved it.This is a great weeknight meal.”

  • “Whole family loved this!Quick, easy and delicious so this will definitely be a part of our regular menu.Thanks a bunch.”

  • “I cooked this for a dinner party with the girls one night and everyone loved it.It is really simple and delish.I cooked it a couple of hours in advance and would reccomend to anyone who is doind so to wait to add the cheese until you are reheating it, so it looks more fresh.LOVED IT!”

  • “This was fabulous!My whole family liked it, even the kids.The recipe was easy to follow and the chicken moist and tender.This will become a family staple.The total cook/prep time is easy to do after a busy day at work.”

  • “I made this with chicken “cutlets” and skipped the first three steps.This was super easy, super tasty weeknight meal that came together in about 5 mins.Thanks for posting!”

  • “I love this! I always make salad to go along with it instead of noodles.”

  • “I really liked this. It’s easy but good. For me, the key is to either slice the breasts in half or pound them thin. I always used a little extra of the ingredients because I like mine saucy.”

  • “This is a quick and easy recipe to prepare…Delicious and the chicken was tender!”

  • “they taste delicious!!”

  • “HUGE Hit!I dredged the chicken in flour prior to the egg and bread crumbs and I also baked it a bit longer than stated 20 min.(more like 30).[ Family likes the cheese browned and bubbly]. I read through all of the other recipes on this site and this one seemed to be simple and to the point.Family said that it was better than ANY restaurant they have been to!I served it with whole wheat fetucini and green beans. YUMMY!”

  • “i’ve made this recipe several times with homemade sauce and we lovvvvve it. thanks for posting.”

  • “Great recipe, easy to make.Thanks for posting.”

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