Chicken Parmesan

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese (do not use crap on the shelf in those little paper containers)
  • 1 tbs oregano
  • 1 tbs dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • 2 cups of marinara sauce (you can use 1 (16 oz) of jarred sauce, but better yet use our search engine for homemade marinara sauce)
  • 1 and 1/2 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 pound of pasta (We like spaghetti)
This recipe is a crowd pleaser. Super simple sure to become a family favorite.
  • Pre heat oven to 375.
  • Place chicken breasts between 2 pieces of plastic wrap and pound with a meat mallet or heavy pan until they are about 1/2 inch thick.
  • In a wide shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, 1/4 of the Parmesan cheese, oregano, basil and cayenne pepper.
  • Lightly coat each chicken breast with flour, shaking off excess
  • Dip the chicken inĀ  in the eggs and them the bread crumbs, evenly coating on both sides.
  • Heat oil in a large saute pan over medium heat.
  • Cook the chicken breast’s until golden brown on each side.
  • Spread 1/2 of the Marinara sauce in the bottom of a glass baking dish.
  • Place the chicken in the dish and top with the remaining marinara sauce.
  • Sprinkle evenly with the mozzarella cheeseĀ  and the remaining Parmesan.
  • Bake at 375 for 20 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly.
  • While the chicken is cooking cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  • Top pasta with remaining marinara sauce.

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