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chicken parmigiana

  • Author: Nithya Narasimhan
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 22 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


This Easy Chicken Parmigiana is ultimately the BEST comfort food and classic recipe with crispy juicy fried chicken with homemade marinara sauce Sizzling with mozzarella cheese and you can Serve with your favorite pasta or bread.


  • 1 Chicken Breast
  • 4 tbsp olive
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 cup Marinara Sauce

For marinating:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 tsp salt

For breading:

  • 3 tbsp Bread crumbs
  • 1 tbs onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes


To marinate:

  1. Take a small mixing bowl, break one egg, add garlic, chili flakes, oregano basil and salt
  2. Whisk well to combine.
  3. Take a breast piece, pat dry excess water.
  4. slit the breast pieces vertically into 2
  5. Now, place the breast into the zip lock cover
  6. Pound the chicken pieces evenly to get a thin chicken breast
  7. marinate the chicken breast for 15 mins.

For breading:

  1. Mix all the ingredients for breading and keep aside.

To fry:

  1. Heat up olive oil.
  2. Take the chicken pieces from the marinade and pat on the seasoned bread crumbs on both sides.
  3. Fry the chicken the on both the sides to a light golden color.

To assemble

  1. Pre-heat your oven 220-degree C/ 400 Degree F
  2. Place the fried chicken on the baking tray.
  3. Spoon some marinara sauce on top
  4. Add some mozzarella cheese on top and sprinkle some dried basil.
  5. Bake in the oven for 10 mins until the cheese is melted.


1.Breast Chicken:
Get the fresh breast chicken pieces and slice in halves and pound to thinner, that helps in quick marinate also to cook the chicken pieces quickly.

2.Marinade: You can marinade the chicken pieces minimum of 10 mins from up to 2 hours in the refrigerator.

3.Marinara Sauce:
For the utmost delicious flavors Make your fresh batch of marinara sauce.

4.Panko Bread crumbs:
Panko bread crumbs are just a flaky bread crumb used in Japanese cuisine, for a crunchy coating, For more crispier fried chicken you can use panko bread crumb.

5.Mozzarella Cheese:
Generous in sprinkling mozzarella cheese, if you get the fresh mozzarella cheese please go it, as it tastes delicious when it melts.

  • Category: Appetizer, brunch, dinner
  • Cuisine: Italian