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Chicken Parmigiana

Course Poultry
Cuisine Italian
Keyword baked chicken, baking sheet, breaded chicken, chicken, chicken breast, chicken parmesan, chicken parmigian, chicken parmigiana, comfort food, easy dinner recipe, fall dood, fall recipes, Italian recipe, kid recipe, mozzarella cheese, parmigiana, poultry,, salt and pepper, season chicken, tomato sauce
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 360 kcal


  • 6 chicken tights 6 boneless skinless chicken tights
  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs 2 extra large egg(s)
  • 1 cup bread crumbs 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 cup panko 1 cup panko
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 3 tsp marjoram 3 teaspoons dry marjoram
  • tomato sauce tomato sauce
  • mozzarella fresh mozzarella
  • olive oil olive oil for frying


  1. Preheat oven at 350°

  2. Pound the chicken breast or tights, between plastic wrap, until they are even and ¼ inch thick.

  3. On a shallow dish combine the flour, salt, and pepper. On a second dish, beat the eggs with 1 tablespoon of water. On a third dish, combine the bread crumbs, panko, marjoram, and parmesan cheese.

  4. Coat the chicken on both sides with the flour mixture, shaking off any excess, then dip both sides into the egg mixture and dredge both sides in the bread crumbs mixture.

  5. Heat the oil in a large sauté pan, ½ inch up to the skillet side, and cook breaded thighs on medium-high for 2 to 3 minutes on each side until the chicken is golden brown on each side. Do not overcrowd the skillet. Remove and place in a cookie sheet.

  6. Smear tomato sauce over the chicken and top with a mozzarella slice.

  7. Place in the oven and cook until the mozzarella has melted.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Parmigiana
Amount Per Serving
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 90mg30%
Sodium 539mg23%
Potassium 157mg4%
Carbohydrates 54g18%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 215IU4%
Calcium 245mg25%
Iron 4.1mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.