Chicken Parmesan recipe



  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • Fresh basil, for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Place the chicken breasts between two pieces of plastic wrap and use a rolling pin or meat tenderizer to pound them until they are about 1/4-inch thick.
  3. Set up a breading station by placing the flour, beaten eggs, and breadcrumbs in separate shallow bowls.
  4. Dip each chicken breast first in the flour, then the eggs, and finally the breadcrumbs, making sure to coat it evenly on both sides.
  5. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  6. Add the breaded chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until they are golden brown.
  7. Transfer the chicken to a baking dish and top each breast with marinara sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese, and fresh basil.
  8. Bake the chicken in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. Serve the chicken parmesan hot, garnished with additional fresh basil if desired.

Summary: This recipe for chicken parmesan is a classic Italian dish that’s easy to make at home. Thinly pounded chicken breasts are breaded and fried, then topped with marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, and fresh basil before baking in the oven. This flavorful and satisfying meal is perfect for a special occasion or a weeknight dinner.

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