Crispy Chicken Parmesan Recipe

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Louise
Louise January 3, 2021
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How To Make Crispy Chicken Parmesan

Bite into a satisfying crunch with this crispy chicken Parmesan rolled over in Panko breadcrumbs and smothered with rich Parmesan cheese and marinara sauce.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Chicken:

  • 2largeeggs
  • 1tbspgarlic,minced
  • 2tbspparsley,fresh chopped
  • salt and pepper,to season
  • 3largechicken breasts,halved horizontally to make 6 fillets
  • 1cupPanko Breadcrumbs
  • ½cupbreadcrumbs
  • ½cupParmesan cheese,fresh grated
  • 1tspgarlic or onion powder
  • ½cupolive oil,for frying

For Marinara Sauce:

  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1largeonion,chopped
  • 2tspgarlic,minced
  • 14oztomato puree
  • Salt and pepper,to taste
  • 1tspItalian herbs,dried
  • 1tspsugar,optional

For Topping:

  • 8ozmozzarella cheese,sliced or shredded, 250 g
  • cupparmesan cheese,fresh shredded
  • 2tbspbasil or parsley,fresh chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven 430 degrees F. Lightly grease an oven tray with non stick cooking oil spray; set aside.

  2. Whisk together eggs, garlic, parsley, salt and pepper in a shallow dish.

  3. Add chicken into the egg, rotating to evenly coat each fillet in the mixture. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to marinate for at least 15 minutes.

  4. When chicken is ready for cooking, mix bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and garlic powder together in a separate shallow bowl. Dip chicken into the breadcrumb mixture to evenly coat.

  5. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot and shimmering. Fry chicken until golden and crispy for about 4 to 5 minutes on each side.

  6. Place chicken on prepared baking tray and top each breast with about ⅓ cup of sauce.

  7. Top each chicken breast with 2 to 3 slices of mozzarella cheese and about 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese. Sprinkle with basil or parsley.

  8. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until cheese is bubbling and melted, and the chicken is completely cooked through.

Marinara Sauce:

  1. Heat oil in a medium-sized pot. Fry onion until transparent, then add the garlic and cook until fragrant.

  2. Add the tomato puree, salt, and pepper to taste, Italian herbs and sugar.

  3. Cover with lid to simmer for about 8 minutes, or until sauce has thickened slightly. Taste test and adjust salt and pepper, if needed.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 706.29kcal
  • Fat: 47.66g
  • Saturated Fat: 15.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.12g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 23.89g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.29g
  • Carbohydrates: 25.59g
  • Fiber: 3.12g
  • Sugar: 6.23g
  • Protein: 44.30g
  • Cholesterol: 179.29mg
  • Sodium: 851.29mg
  • Calcium: 567.97mg
  • Potassium: 607.64mg
  • Iron: 3.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 185.76µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.69mg
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