Cheater's Chicken Parmesian

Dawn Hanson


This is something our daughter had at basic training and fell in love with. I played until I could duplicate it for her. She declared it to be "da bomb". I guess that's good!!


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
1 Hr


  • 4
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 jar(s)
    prepared marinara sauce
  • 1 c
    shredded italian cheese blend
  • 1 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan
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How to Make Cheater's Chicken Parmesian


  1. mix grated Parmesan and panko crumbs in a shallow dish. Set aside.
  2. slice the chicken breasts almost in half and lay open. Spoon in approx. 2 Tbls. of marinara & 1/4 of the shredded Italian cheese blend into each breast. Close breast and tack with toothpicks if necessary.
  3. Roll filled chicken breasts gently but firmly in the panko/parmesan blend and transfer to wire rack on a baking sheet. Bake at 375 for 1 hour.
  4. You can serve with some extra marinara, heated, on the side.

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About Cheater's Chicken Parmesian

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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