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Chicken Parmesan

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken parmesan
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 658kcal
Author: Laureen King
Chicken Parmesan is one of those classic recipes everyone loves that is so simple to prepare. Whats not to love about breaded crisp chicken cutlets, rich tomato sauce and melted cheese!
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  • 4 chicken breasts skin removed
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce or your favourite tomato sauce
  • fresh basil leaves


  • Preheat oven to 400º F
  • Pound chicken to 1/4-1/2 inch thickness.
  • Place flour in shallow dish. (pie plates work perfect for this)
  • Mix together panko bread crumbs, parmesan, spices, salt and pepper, place in 2nd shallow dish.
  • In 3rd shallow dish, mix together egg and milk.
  • Dredge chicken in flour, shake off excess.
  • Next, place in egg mix, then coat with parmeson bread crumb mix, pressing chicken into mixture to ensure a good coating.
  • Heat olive oil in heavy skillet, medium high heat.
  • Fry chicken until golden brown and done, about 4 minutes per side.
  • Place sliced mozzarella on top of chicken, top with a dollop of warm marinara sauce, garnish with fresh basil.
  • Bake in oven until cheese is melted.


Calories: 658kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 71g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 231mg | Sodium: 1406mg | Potassium: 1088mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 835IU | Vitamin C: 4.9mg | Calcium: 491mg | Iron: 4mg