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Chicken Parmesan


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 45 mins (15m prep + 30m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Bread cheese | No garluc | Main meal

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. 2.In a shallow dish, mix together the breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, dried oregano, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. 3.Dip each chicken breast into the beaten egg, then coat it with the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.
  4. 4.Heat the cooking oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the breaded chicken breasts and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
  5. 5.Transfer the browned chicken breasts to a baking dish.
  6. 6.Pour the tomato sauce over the chicken breasts, making sure they are fully covered.
  7. 7.Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese over the top.
  8. 8.Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. 9.Garnish with chopped fresh basil.
  10. 10.Serve hot with pasta or a side salad.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightYou can use chicken cutlets instead of chicken breasts for faster cooking time.
  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, you can add a sprinkle of dried basil or Italian seasoning to the breadcrumb mixture.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to use your favorite store-bought tomato sauce or make your own from scratch.
  • chevron_rightServe the Chicken Parmesan over spaghetti or penne pasta for a classic combination.
  • chevron_rightLeftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.