Quick and Easy Skillet Chicken Parmesan

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Easy Chicken Parmesan. Brian Macdonald/Digital Vision/Getty Images
  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4

This easy and delicious chicken Parmesan is made with purchased or homemade spaghetti sauce, along with mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

Serve this great tasting chicken dish with hot cooked spaghetti or linguine for a satisfying family dinner everyone will love.


  • 4 boneless chicken breast halves (without skin)
  • 1 egg (slightly beaten)
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (16-ounce) jar spaghetti sauce (or 1 1/2 to 2 cups homemade)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Pat chicken pieces dry and put them between pieces of wax paper, or in a food storage bag; pound gently to flatten for even cooking.

  3. Dip chicken into egg then into crumbs to coat.

  4. In skillet over medium heat, in hot butter, brown chicken on both sides. Add sauce then reduce heat to low.

  5. Cover and simmer 10 minutes.

  6. Sprinkle with Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses and parsley.

  7. Cover and simmer 5 minutes, until cheese melts.