Chicken Parmesan

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Indulge in the perfect blend of juicy, tender, and crispy breaded chicken with our flavorful Chicken Parmesan recipe.

Savory Chicken Parmesan Delight

Indulge in the perfect blend of juicy, tender, and crispy breaded chicken with our flavorful Chicken Parmesan recipe. Baked to perfection in rich tomato sauce and topped with a heavenly mix of mozzarella and Parmesan cheese, this dish promises a delightful dining experience for the entire family.

Why This Recipe Works:

  • Ease of Preparation: An easy-to-follow recipe designed for home kitchens, requiring no gourmet chef skills.
  • Minimal Ingredients: Just seven main ingredients, plus your favorite pasta, make this dish simple and accessible.
  • Party Favorite: Ideal for gatherings, Chicken Parmesan holds up well in chafing dishes, making it a beloved party food.


  • Chicken breasts or tenders
  • Panko breadcrumbs for extra crispiness
  • Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese for a cheesy delight
  • Eggs for the perfect coating
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Tomato pasta sauce (marinara or Tomato and Basil)
  • Your favorite pasta


  • Flour Coating: Optionally, you can dredge chicken in all-purpose flour before the egg wash for added texture.

How to Make Chicken Parmesan:

  1. Butterfly and tenderize chicken, season with salt and pepper.
  2. Dip chicken in egg wash and coat with Parmesan-panko breadcrumb mixture.
  3. Fry chicken in olive oil until golden brown.
  4. Transfer chicken to a casserole dish, add tomato sauce, mozzarella, and Parmesan.
  5. Bake at 450º Fahrenheit for 15 minutes. Serve over pasta.


  • Refrigeration: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
  • Freezing: Freeze fried chicken without sauce and cheese for up to three months.

Reheating Options:

  1. Oven: Preheat to 300º Fahrenheit, cover with foil, and heat for 8-10 minutes.
  2. Stovetop: Reheat in a skillet over medium heat.
  3. Microwave: Reheat for 3-5 minutes.
  4. Air Fryer: Preheat to 325º Fahrenheit, air fry for 5 minutes.

What to Serve With Chicken Parmesan:

  • Classic spaghetti or your preferred pasta.
  • Spätzle for a unique twist.
  • Garlic bread for a delicious side.
  • Chopped Tomato Salad or German Cucumber Salad for a refreshing touch.
  • Broccoli or Cauliflower as a veggie side.

Nutrition (Per Serving):

  • Calories: 596
  • Carbohydrates: 75g
  • Protein: 40g
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 129mg
  • Sodium: 1195mg
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Vitamin A: 660IU
  • Vitamin C: 7mg
  • Calcium: 317mg
  • Iron: 3mg

Note: Ensure chicken reaches an internal temperature of at least 165º Fahrenheit. Optional: Broil for a golden-brown cheesy top.