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Chicken Parmesan – The Ultimate Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Chicken Parmesan: It’s one of those recipes that everyone should know how to make. It’s very quick and easy to make and it’s hard to mess up! Chicken Parmesan (or parmesan chicken) is one of the most popular most loved and most ordered chicken recipes in the world. Chicken parmesan is also one of the best chicken recipes for boneless, skinless, chicken breasts.

Chicken Parmesan

Parmesan Chicken is mainly served with the marinara sauce which is added to the chicken cutlet and baked with shredded cheese on the top. So make sure to put the marinara sauce just before serving If you want to give your parmesan chicken that crisp. This means that directly onto the fried chicken breast you will need to melt the parmesan & mozzarella cheese. And before saucing the chicken warm the marinara sauce for best results.

What is Chicken Parmesan

Using a combination of parmesan & mozzarella cheese this delicious Chicken Parmesan is made. The main key ingredient here is mozzarella because it provides that melted cheese factor. By the way, you can use both freshly grated parmesan cheese & mozzarella cheese for best results.

Easy Chicken Parmesan Recipe

How to make Chicken Parmesan

  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Use a nonstick spray to spray on your baking sheet.
  • In a bowl combine parmesan cheese & breadcrumbs and in another bowl melt the butter.
  • Brush the butter onto your chicken breast and dip into the breadcrumb mixture that you have made before. Place on baking sheet.
  • Bake in the oven for 25 minutes by adding little more oil on top.
  • Remove from oven, top each chicken breast with 1 1/2 tbsp shredded mozzarella cheese & 1 tbsp marinara sauce.
  • Bake until cheese is melted for about 5 minutes.

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What to Serve with Chicken Parmesan

You can serve chicken parmesan with Steamed vegetables, Mashed potatoes, spaghetti, fettuccini, spiralized zucchini noodles or cauliflower rice for a lighter option. You can also serve parmesan cutlets with other pasta recipes like Cheesecake Factory Chicken Bellagio or Chicken Pasta.

Chicken Parmesan Recipe

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Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan (or parmesan chicken) is one of the most popular chicken recipes in the world and a perfect recipe for boneless, skinless, chicken breasts.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 2 eggs
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup olive oil, for frying
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, or more if needed
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup prepared tomato sauce
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs, or more as needed
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh mozzarella, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup grated provolone cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Between two sheets of heavy plastic place chicken breasts.
  3. Season chicken thoroughly with pepper & salt.
  4. In a bowl, beat eggs and set aside.
  5. Mix 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese & breadcrumbs in a separate bowl, set aside.
  6. Place flour in a strainer; sprinkle over both sides of chicken breasts.
  7. Now in beaten eggs, dip your flour coated chicken breast and transfer to breadcrumb mixture (pressing on both sides). And for about 15 minutes set aside. Repeat the same for the remaining breasts.
  8. In a large skillet heat 1 cup olive oil on medium-high heat until it begins to shimmer. Cook chicken for 2 minutes until golden, each side.
  9. Top each breast with 1/3 cup of marinara sauce or tomato sauce and place on a baking dish. With equal amounts of provolone cheese, mozzarella cheese, and fresh basil layer each chicken breast. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and sprinkle 1 to 2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese on the top.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes until chicken breasts are no longer pink in the center and cheese is browned and bubbly.

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 562Total Fat 23gSaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 201mgSodium 1307mgCarbohydrates 41gSugar 5gProtein 49g

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