No-Fail, Fast and Easy Chicken Parmesan

Are you looking for quick and easy dinner recipes? This easy chicken parmesan recipe is a family favorite and a busy mom’s secret weapon for serving guests an unforgettable meal!  This baked chicken parmesan recipe is a simple way to put a delicious meal on your table quickly.

easy chicken parmesan recipe on a white plate with pasta

The first time I made this easy Chicken Parmesan recipe was in the community kitchen of my college dorm.

I collected $5 each from 30 freshman girls who were all craving a homemade meal and hit the local Kroger’s for groceries.  My corridor mates lined up to devour piles of pasta drenched with these saucy, cheesy chicken breasts.

In the years since that night in my college dorm, I’ve set this baked chicken parmesan recipe in front of guests and family members too many times to count. 

It’s the rare person who will turn away a piping hot plate of chicken parmesan, a dish usually reserved as a special treat for a night out at an Italian recipe.

Serve Easy Chicken Parmesan over a steaming helping of pasta, a side of crusty garlic bread, and this simple yet perfect salad.

Regardless of your level of cooking expertise, this is a meal that you can conquer quickly and will be met with rave reviews!

Your family is going to LOVE this Easy Chicken Parmesan Recipe….and you will LOVE how quick and simple it is to make!

What You Will Need to Make Baked Chicken Parmesan Recipe

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cut in half horizontally)
  • ¾ cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese (the kind in the green container)
  • 1 cup of your favorite pasta sauce
  • 1 cup shredded Italian blend cheese
  • Your choice of pasta – for serving
Italian parmesan chicken with melted cheese and tomato sauce served over spaghetti pasta

How to Make This Easy Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Step One – Prep for Baking

  • Preheat your oven to 450° F.  Next, spray a 9×9 baking pan with cooking spray

Step Two – Mix & Coat

  • Next, place mix the breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese in a shallow bowl.
  • Press the chicken breasts into the breadcrumb/cheese mixture, making sure that you completely coat all sides of the chicken.

Step Three – Bakr the Chicken

  • After the chicken is completely coated, place the breasts in the prepared pan and bake for 15-17 minutes.  (At this point, the chicken breasts will start to look brown and crispy.)

Step Four – Add the Toppings

  • Remove the pan from the oven.  Pour the pasta sauce over the chicken and top with mozzarella cheese.
  • Place the pan back in the oven and bake for an additional 8-10 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the internal temperature of the chicken is 165° F.

This post showed you how to make an Easy Chicken Parmesan that will be met with rave reviews EVERY time!

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easy chicken parmesan recipe on a white plate with pasta

No Fail Fast and Easy Chicken Parmesan

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This easy chicken parmesan recipe is a family favorite and a busy mom’s secret weapon for serving guests an unforgettable meal!  This baked chicken parmesan recipe is a simple way to put a delicious meal on your table quickly.
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:25 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut in half horizontally)
  • ¾ cup Italian seasoned breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese the kind in the green container
  • 1 cup of your favorite pasta sauce
  • 1 cup shredded Italian blend cheese
  • Your choice of pasta – for serving

Instructions

  • Step One – Prep for Baking
  • Preheat your oven to 450° F.  Next, spray a 9×9 baking pan with cooking spray
  • Step Two – Mix & Coat
  • Next, place mix the breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese in a shallow bowl.
  • Press the chicken breasts into the breadcrumb/cheese mixture, making sure that you completely coat all sides of the chicken.
  • Step Three – Bake the Chicken
  • After the chicken is completely coated, place the breasts in the prepared pan and bake for 15-17 minutes.  (At this point, the chicken breasts will start to look brown and crispy.)
  • Step Four – Add the Toppings
  • Remove the pan from the oven.  Pour the pasta sauce over the chicken and top with mozzarella cheese.
  • Place the pan back in the oven and bake for an additional 8-10 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the internal temperature of the chicken is 165° F.
Course: Main Dish
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Snug & Cozy Life

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