Simple Italian Chicken Parmesan


This recipe is a go-to for a quick and hearty meal that combines tender chicken with the rich flavors of Parmesan and Monterey Jack cheese.

To make this high protein dinner, you’ll need basic ingredients like eggs, breadcrumbs, chicken breasts, and pasta sauce.

Simple Italian Chicken Parmesan is great when you want to whip up something satisfying without much hassle, making it perfect for busy weeknights or a comforting weekend dinner.

Whether you’re feeding a family or just looking to impress at the dinner table, this dish has you covered.

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This is a close-up photograph highlighting the textures and colors of the Simple Italian Chicken Parmesan dish. A golden-brown breaded chicken breast, smothered in a rich red marinara sauce and topped with a generous portion of crumbled white Monterey Jack cheese, sits atop a twist of al dente spaghetti. The dish is garnished with a sprig of fresh rosemary, adding a pop of green against the warm tones of the chicken and pasta.



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This is a close-up photograph highlighting the textures and colors of the Simple Italian Chicken Parmesan dish. A golden-brown breaded chicken breast, smothered in a rich red marinara sauce and topped with a generous portion of crumbled white Monterey Jack cheese, sits atop a twist of al dente spaghetti. The dish is garnished with a sprig of fresh rosemary, adding a pop of green against the warm tones of the chicken and pasta.

Simple Italian Chicken Parmesan

Nesting Lane Indulge
Simple Italian Chicken Parmesan: Discover a quick, satisfying dinner with chicken coated in breadcrumbs and cheese, perfect for any meal.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 375° F
  • Place beaten eggs into a shallow dish.
  • In another shallow dish, mix together the grated Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoned breadcrumbs.
  • Dip each chicken breast first into the eggs, then into the breadcrumb mixture, making sure each piece is well coated.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken to the skillet and cook for about 8 to 10 minutes on each side, or until the chicken is fully cooked and the juices run clear.
  • Spread pasta sauce in a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish.
  • Place the cooked chicken in the dish.
  • Place a slice of Monterey Jack cheese over each chicken breast.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until the cheese has melted completely.

Notes

Servings Per Recipe 6

Nutrition

Calories: 513kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 44gFat: 23gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 168mgSodium: 1249mgFiber: 3gSugar: 7gVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 453mgIron: 1mg
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