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cheater's chicken parmesian

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Dawn Hanson
Sioux Falls, SD

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
serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For cheater's chicken parmesian

  • 4
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 jar
    prepared marinara sauce
  • 1 c
    shredded italian cheese blend
  • 1 c
    panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan
  • toothpicks

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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