Easy Weeknight Chicken Parmesan



Easy Weeknight Chicken Parmesan

Picture yourself coming home after a long day at work, hungry and tired. The thought of spending hours in the kitchen preparing dinner may seem daunting, but fear not! Our Easy Weeknight Chicken Parmesan recipe is here to save the day.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, dried basil, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
  3. Dip each chicken breast into the breadcrumb mixture, ensuring they are evenly coated.
  4. Heat olive oil in an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add the chicken breasts and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until they are golden brown.
  6. Pour marinara sauce over the chicken and sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top.
  7. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. Remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  9. Serve your Easy Weeknight Chicken Parmesan with your favorite pasta or salad.

Total Time: 40 minutes

Serves: 4

This Easy Weeknight Chicken Parmesan is a quick and delicious dinner option that the whole family will love. With a crispy breadcrumb coating, flavorful marinara sauce, and melted mozzarella cheese, it’s a classic Italian favorite made easy.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 420 | Fat: 15g | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 45g | Fiber: 3g

Imagine savoring the aroma of this Italian classic wafting through your kitchen. The combination of crispy chicken, savory marinara sauce, and gooey melted cheese is simply irresistible. Whether you’re cooking for your family or hosting a weeknight dinner party, our Easy Weeknight Chicken Parmesan will become a regular on your menu. It’s the perfect recipe to satisfy your Italian cravings without the hassle. Enjoy this delicious and comforting dish any day of the week!

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