Parmesan Chicken Recipe – Deliciously Crispy and Juicy
Parmesan Chicken Recipe
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Parmesan Chicken Recipe

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Parmesan Chicken Recipe – Deliciously Crispy And Juicy

Ready to serve up an old classic?  This classic parmesan chicken recipe is one of my ultimate comfort food to make. Spoil yourself without any regrets. Made with fresh herbs to provide a robust flavor.

30-minute dish proof. The best parmesan chicken recipe you’ll ever make!

I have yet to meet someone who did not love or care for parmesan chicken. Here you’ll learn how to make this parmesan chicken that will have you wanting more and without all the fuss.

Looking for a delicious lunch or dinner does not have to be daunting. You can create a delicious meal that’s perfect for you and your family.  This parmesan chicken recipe is so tasty and the crunch so satisfying. Such a great way to mix it up from the traditional bland weeknight sandwich meals.

Why this parmesan chicken recipe work:


Although I prefer to bake my parmesan chicken, however, when I am short of time I refer to the next easiest method – Making it in a skillet. Below are my top reasons why this parmesan chicken recipe work.

  • The chicken is juicy, tender and easy to cut through.
  • Very crispy with every bite.
  • Requires minimal effort.
  • Best of all, it is adult friendly and kid friendly!

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

What to serve with this Parmesan chicken recipe:

  • Any pasta of your choice – from angel hair, thin spaghetti, and fettuccini
  • Goes well with red potatoes
  • And steamed vegetables
  • Arugula salad

How to make the parmesan chicken recipe:

Below are the ingredients you’ll need to make the best parmesan chicken that’s crispy on the outside and extremely juicy on the inside.

If you have read my previous posts, by now you know how much I love to shop at Aldi. You can purchase fresh chicken breast for less than $6.00!

For the Parmesan chicken:

  • 2 chicken breast 1.08lbs
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour

Homemade marinara sauce:

  • 1 tsp. chopped basil fresh
  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Method for making the Parmesan chicken Recipe:

  • First, cut the chicken in half, then flattened the meat with a meat tenderizer (about 1 inch each).
  • Next, pat chicken dry.
  • Mix eggs and flour in a medium bowl and set aside.
  • Add cheese in a large pate. Set aside.
  • Finally, coat the chicken then transfer to hot oil. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side. Then transfer to a baking dish to finish the process.

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Homemade Marinara Sauce: 

Bring sauce to simmer.

  • Over medium-low heat, in a small saucepan add the following ingredients listed below:
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. basil fresh
  • 1 tbsp. diced onions
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper

Simmer for about 15 minutes. Then remove from heat.

Set the oven to broil (high). Broil until the cheese is melted. About 30 seconds. Remove and serve warm with the side of your choice.

Parmesan Chicken Frying Tip:

  • Adjust the oil if necessary by adding more or less if necessary.
  • Whisking the eggs and flour together will thicken the mixture.

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

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Parmesan Chicken Recipe
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Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Classic parmesan chicken recipe made with fresh herbs to provide a robust flavor. 30-minute dish proof. The best parmesan chicken you’ll ever make! 

Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy Parmesan Chicken Recipe, Homemade Marinara Sauce, Parmesan Chicken Recipe, Quick And Easy Chicken Parmesan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 282 kcal

Ingredients

Make Quick And Easy Chicken Parmesan

  • large chicken breast about 1.08 lbs. combined
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp.  all-purpose flour
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 ¼ cup  shredded mozzarella cheese

Make Homemade Marinara Sauce

  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp.  chopped basil fresh
  • 2 tsp.  Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp. diced onions
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • tsp. ground black pepper

Instructions

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet

  2. Cut the chicken in half, then flattened the meat with a meat tenderizer (about 1 inch each).
  3. Pat chicken dry.
  4. Mix eggs and flour in a medium bowl and set aside.
  5. Add cheese in a large pate. Set aside.
  6. Coat the chicken, then transfer to hot oil. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side. Then transfer to a baking dish to finish the process.

Homemade Marinara Sauce

  1. Over medium-low heat, in a small saucepan add tomato sauce, fresh basil, diced onions, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper.

  2. Simmer for about 15 minutes. Stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

  3. Set the oven to broil (high). Add a couple spoonful full (or more) of the marinara sauce to the chicken, then topped with shredded mozzarella cheese. Broil until the cheese is melted - about 30 seconds. Remove and serve warm with the side of your choice. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Step by step guide with pictures - Make Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Whisk together the eggs and flour. Set aside.

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Add the parmesan cheese to a plate. Set aside. 

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Cut, pat dry, and flattened the chicken breast. Should have 4 thin pieces. Set aside on a plate and lightly season with salt and pepper.

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Coat each breast in the eggs mixture and parmesan cheese.

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Then fry for 3-4 minutes per side. 

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Next, transfer to baking dish. 

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Topped with homemade marinara sauce and shredded mozzarella cheese. 

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Set the oven to broil, melt the cheese then garnish with fresh basil. 

Parmesan Chicken Recipe

Savory Thought's Parmesan Chicken Recipe - Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Parmesan Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 282 Calories from Fat 156
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.3g 27%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 134mg 45%
Sodium 478mg 20%
Potassium 246mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 7.4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 0.5g
Protein 23.9g 48%
Calcium 26%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Parmesan Chicken Recipe

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