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Chicken Parmesan
Chicken Parmesan
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Breaded chicken breast smothered in tomato sauce, parmesan and mozzarella cheese, then baked until melted and golden.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 servings
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 egg plus a splash of water
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 5 cups tomato sauce
  • mozzarella cheese sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 3 Tbsp chopped basil
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees and grease a 9 x13 inch baking pan.
  2. Place chicken breasts between two pieces of wax paper and pound until about a 1/2 inch thick.
  3. Dredge chicken breasts in flour.
  4. Combine bread crumbs, grated parmesan, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
  5. Beat egg with water until frothy then dip coated chicken breasts in egg, then dredge in bread crumb mixture.
  6. Heat oil in a non-stick pan until hot, but not smoking.
  7. Saute chicken breasts in hot oil until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per side. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Pour one cup tomato sauce into bottom of the prepared baking dish and lay chicken breasts in the dish.
  9. Top with tomato sauce, then mozzarella, parmesan and 2 Tbsp basil.
  10. Bake for about 15 minutes, until hot and bubbly.
  11. You can place it under the broiler for another minute or two to reach the desired color.
  12. Top with remaining basil and serve.