Easy Chicken Parmesan

Chicken parmesan

gmnicholas / Getty Images

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 45 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
841 Calories
32g Fat
57g Carbs
77g Protein
See Full Nutritional Guidelines Hide Full Nutritional Guidelines
×
Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 841
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 177mg 59%
Sodium 1979mg 86%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 77g
Vitamin C 4mg 20%
Calcium 585mg 45%
Iron 6mg 34%
Potassium 1258mg 27%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Boneless chicken breasts are coated in a light, crispy breading, sauteed in olive oil, then topped with spaghetti sauce and mozzarella and parmesan cheeses. Use homemade spaghetti sauce or your favorite brand from a jar.

Serve this chicken parmesan with Caesar salad and garlic bread.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 2 cups Panko

  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 3 cups spaghetti sauce

  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat oven to 450 F. Heat olive oil in an oven-safe (such as cast iron) skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Cut chicken breasts in half. Pound chicken breasts to a thickness of 1/2-inch. Alternatively, buy thinly-sliced chicken breasts and skip this step.

  4. Place Panko in a shallow dish, spreading out in an even layer.

  5. Dip each chicken breast first in the egg whites, then in the Panko. Place in the heated oil.

  6. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Let chicken cook until golden, about 4 minutes. Flip and season other side with salt and pepper. Let chicken cook through, another 3 to 5 minutes. If skillet isn't big enough, you may have to cook chicken in batches. If so, return all the chicken pieces to skillet when done.

  7. Pour sauce over chicken. Top with cheeses.

  8. Bake on center rack of preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes until cheese is browned and bubbly.