Mouthwatering Chicken Parmesan

When it comes to comfort food that satisfies both the stomach and the soul, few dishes can rival the timeless appeal of Mouthwatering Chicken Parmesan. With its crispy breaded chicken cutlets, rich marinara sauce, and melted mozzarella cheese, this classic Italian-American dish is a true crowd-pleaser.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • Cooked pasta for serving

Instructions

  1. Dredge each chicken breast in beaten eggs, then coat with a mixture of breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook the breaded chicken until golden brown and cooked through.
  3. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  4. In a baking dish, spread a layer of marinara sauce. Place the cooked chicken breasts on top.
  5. Top each chicken breast with more marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, and fresh basil.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. Serve over cooked pasta and garnish with additional Parmesan and basil.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Mouthwatering Chicken Parmesan is a delightful harmony of textures and flavors. The crispy, golden-brown exterior gives way to tender, succulent chicken, while the combination of marinara and melted mozzarella blankets each bite in a savory embrace. The aroma of the dish baking in the oven is enough to make anyone’s mouth water with anticipation.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 380 | Total Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 980mg | Total Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 40g

Indulge in the heartwarming satisfaction that only a plate of Mouthwatering Chicken Parmesan can provide. Whether it’s a comforting family dinner or a gathering with friends, this dish is sure to create lasting memories around the table.