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Baked Chicken Parmesan

A delicious, double coated chicken parmesan that comes together quickly and bake for 30 minutes. 

Course american, italian, leftovers, lunch
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
398 kcal
Rachel

Ingredients

  • 2 3.5 oz chicken breasts I use Foster Farms Fresh Organic from Costco
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan

Chicken Coating

  • 3/4 cup panko crumbs
  • 3/4 cup shredded parmesan *Blended in blended to reduce texture
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 tbsp italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • dried garlic to taste

Egg Wash

  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • salt and pepper to your liking

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.

  2. In separate bowl, or shallow plate, mix the egg wash mixture. Whisk well, ensuring everything is combined.

  3. In separate bowl or shallow plate, mix the chicken coating mixture. 

  4. Coat chicken in egg wash, then in coating mixture. Repeat dipping in egg wash and coating again to double coat chicken.

  5. Place chicken in pan. Pour 1 cup of marinara sauce around the chicken. Use remaining 1 cup to coat chicken breasts. Top with shredded parmesan cheese.

  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until chicken reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit internal temperature. 

Recipe Notes

Tips to make this the Best Chicken Parmesan you'll ever make: 

  1. Take time to blend your parmesan for your chicken coating. It helps give a crispness to the chicken that makes a huge flavor difference. 
  2. Use paper plates for the coating and the egg wash. It saves dishes and works just as well! 
  3. Make sure you put your chicken breasts in your pan first, before you add your marinara, It helps keep the bottom of the chicken to not get soggy. 
  4. Don't have parmesan? Shredded mozzarella is fine, too. 
  5. Vegetarian? Use eggplant in place of chicken. Layer in a casserole dish for a fun spin!
Nutrition Facts
Baked Chicken Parmesan
Amount Per Serving
Calories 398 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 155mg 52%
Sodium 1634mg 68%
Potassium 624mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 9g
Protein 26g 52%
Vitamin A 22.8%
Vitamin C 10.4%
Calcium 68.4%
Iron 25.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.