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Chicken Parmesan

An easy chicken parmesan dish is a moist chicken breast coated in a crispy parmesan bread crumb coating, cooked in marinara sauce and topped with melty cheese! Great served with pasta for a delicious Italian style dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breast
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup Progresso™ Italian Bread Crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • 1 1/2 - 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan Cheese

Instructions

  • Cut each chicken breast in half.
  • Pound your chicken breasts to about 1/2 inch thick with a meat tenderizer (cover chicken with plastic wrap to avoid the mess)
  • Get 3 pie pans or shallow plates.
  • Put flour, salt and pepper in one.
  • Whip eggs and put them in another.
  • Combine Progresso™ Bread Crumbs and grated Parmesan cheese in the last.
  • Dip each chicken breast to fully coat first in flour, then egg, then bread crumbs. Set aside on a plate.
  • Heat 1 TBS of olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet.
  • Add the chicken (do it in batches to avoid over crowding the pan) and cook for about 3 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Flip to cook on additional side for about 3 minutes, until cooked through.
  • Repeat with additional chicken pieces (wipe skillet clean in between batches - and add fresh olive oil)
  • Remove chicken from skillet when down and pour pasta sauce onto the bottom of the skillet.
  • Lay chicken pieces on top.
  • Spoon a tablespoon of sauce over the top of each chicken piece.
  • Sprinkle about 2 TBS of mozzarella and 1 TBS of Parmesan over the top of each chicken breast.
  • Place in oven to broil for 3-4 minutes until cheese begins to turn golden brown.
  • Serve immediately with cooked noodles.