Chicken Parmesan

Pamela Little


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chicken breasts
8 oz
uncooked spaghetti
4 oz
mozzarella cheese, shredded
3 c
pasta sauce
1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
egg, beaten
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
parmesan cheese, grated
1/2 c
italian seasoned bread crumbs

How to Make Chicken Parmesan


  • 1Cook pasta according to package directions, including salt. Drain pasta, and keep warm.

    Chicken should be skinned and boned.
  • 2Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap: flatten to ¼-inch thickness, using a meat mallet or rolling pin.
  • 3Combine breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese in a shallow dish. Dredge 1 chicken breast half in flour.
  • 4Dip in egg; dredge in breadcrumb. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken, flour, egg, and breadcrumb mixture.
  • 5Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done.
  • 6Place spaghetti evenly on each of 4 gratin dishes. Spoon ½ cup pasta sauce over each serving. Top each with 1 chicken breast half. Spoon ¼ cup sauce over each serving. Sprinkle each serving with ¼ cup mozzarella cheese.
  • 7Place gratin dishes on a baking sheet; broil 4 minutes or until cheese melts. Garnish with basil sprigs, if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

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About Chicken Parmesan

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy