Easy Weeknight Chicken Parmesan30 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Ready In: 30 min
“This easy chicken parmesan dish will be a hit with your entire family. Boneless chicken breasts are breaded and fried, then stewed until tender in a garlic and tomato sauce, and topped with mozzarella cheese.” - by Progresso™ Recipe Starters™
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package.
- In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Shake each chicken breast in bread crumb mixture; set aside.
- In a 12-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Stir in garlic; cook until garlic starts to brown. Add chicken breasts; cook 6 to 10 minutes, turning once, until browned. Pour cooking sauce around chicken; sprinkle chicken with remaining bread crumb mixture and mozzarella cheese. Heat to boiling. Cover; reduce heat to medium. Cook 5 to 8 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165 degrees F) and cheese is melted. Serve with spaghetti.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 513 cal
- 11.6 g
- 59.2 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (30)Rate This Recipe
"We LOVED this. I also breaded the chicken using the milk, flour, egg and bread crumb combo thanks to the suggestion in a previous review (Colorado Trio); I used chicken breasts but sliced them into ..." See morethree pieces or so before I breaded. We ate this meal without the spaghetti because we stay away from too many carbs. I had plenty of chicken, we had a salad on the side and it was yummy! I didn't add anything extra to the sauce. This is going to be a regular during the school year! Easy and delicious."
mauigirl.. Intermediate not a
"First of all I subbed chicken tenderloins for the whole chicken breast so that it cooked quicker without drying. I used my method of breading by mincing about 8 cloves of garlic and tossing the chicke..." See moren tenders in a zip lock with 1/4 cup olive oil & the garlic. Let it sit in the frig while I prepped my panko/cheese mixture. Tossed the marinated chicken tenders as directed and prepared as directed. This was very tasty though I do wish the sauce was just a bit thicker. I will make this again, but I will reduce the recipe starter sauce a bit before I add it to the chicken. This is a winner!"
"This was a HUGE hit in my house! I loved the simplicity of the recipe, and yet the flavor was delicious. I did prepare it by cooking the chicken fully in the pan and then placing the chicken, with th..." See moree sauce poured over the top, in the oven for about 10 minutes. I believe this is what allowed the sauce to thicken up. I served it along side pasta and breadsticks. A definite keeper in my house!"
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