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Three pieces of baked chicken parmesan

Baked Chicken Parmesan Recipe


  • Author: Vera Z.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: serves 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Baked Chicken Parmesan is an easy chicken recipe for a weeknight dinner. Crispy-breaded chicken parmesan served with pasta, topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese, is the perfect meal for your family. Oven baked chicken is always a good choice for a healthy meal!


Ingredients

  • 2 boneless chicken breasts (about 1 lb.)
  • salt and freshly ground pepper-to taste
  • garlic powder-to taste
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 large egg – slightly beaten
  • ¾ panko bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan
  • 1 Tbsp. dry Italian seasoning
  • 45 Tbsp. marinara sauce
  • 6 Tbsp. shredded Mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F. Grease baking sheet with cooking spray or olive oil and set aside.
  2. Cut chicken breast in half horizontally, season with salt, freshly ground black pepper and garlic powder to taste.
  3. Arrange 3 shallow dishes in a line. Place the flour in the first one. Beat the eggs in the second dish. In the third dish combine bread crumbs, dry Italian seasoning and grated Parmesan.
  4. Dip each piece of chicken first in flour, then dip in egg. Finally, dip in bread crumbs to coat well and transfer to a baking sheet.
  5. Lightly grease the tops of chicken with baking spray and place in preheated oven.
  6. Bake for about 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked and get nice golden-brown color.
  7. Remove the chicken from the oven, spread about 1 Tbsp. of marinara sauce on top, then sprinkle with shredded cheese and place back in the oven for 2-3 minutes, until the cheese has melted.