EASY BAKED CHICKEN PARMESAN RECIPE

EASY BAKED CHICKEN PARMESAN RECIPE

Servings

6

servings
Prep time

25

minutes
Cooking time

25

minutes
Calories

240

kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 pieces boneless, skinless chicken breast

  • 2 eggs , whisked

  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 cup Panko or Italian bread crumbs

  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 2 cups marinara or spaghetti sauce

  • 6-8 ounces fresh mozzarella , sliced about 1/8 inch thick

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 415°. Spray a baking sheet or jelly roll pan with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.
  • Cut chicken in half horizontally to create 6 fillets. Place chicken in a zip top bag and flatten chicken with a meat tenderizer or rolling pin to about 1/4″ thick.
  • Place egg in a bowl and whisk together with salt and pepper. Place bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and garlic powder in a separate bowl. Dip chicken in the egg and then place in the bread crumbs and cover the chicken.
  • Next place chicken in the pan and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink in the middle. Flip the chicken half way through.
  • Remove chicken from oven and spoon about 1/4 cup sauce on top of the chicken and top with a slice of mozzarella cheese. Bake for an additional 3-5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Broil the last minute if desired.
  • Top with fresh basil or oregano. Serve with angel hair pasta or spaghetti if desired. Enjoy!

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