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Easy Chicken Parmesan with pasta on a white plate with a fork
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4.80 from 20 votes

Easy Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Easy Chicken Parmesan - this quick dinner recipe is totally foolproof. The chicken comes out moist every time! It's the BEST chicken parmesan recipe we've ever had.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 334kcal
Author: Dorothy Kern
Cost: $10


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2 full breasts)
  • ¾ cup breadcrumbs (can reduce to ½ to lower the carbs)
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup pasta sauce any flavor
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Pasta for serving


  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Spray a 9x9” pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Depending on the sizes of your chicken breasts, slice each longwise into 4-6 ounce pieces.  Place breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese in a shallow dish and stir.
  • Place each chicken breast into the breadcrumb mixture to thoroughly coat both sides. Place in pan. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until they start to look done and crispy.
  • Remove hot pan from the oven and top with pasta sauce and mozzarella cheese. Return to oven and bake an additional 5-10 minutes or until cheese is melted and chicken is cooked through. Serve over pasta, if desired. We also like to serve this with just a salad for a lower carb meal.



Serving: 1serving | Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 871mg | Potassium: 683mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Vitamin C: 5.6mg | Calcium: 261mg | Iron: 2.2mg