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Baked chicken parmesan with mozzarella and marinara sauce.

Baked Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Katerina | Diethood
Cheesy Baked Chicken Parmesan is so tender, juicy, and crispy! This one-pan, 30-minute chicken dinner will have the whole family coming back for seconds.
Servings : 4 servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr


For the Chicken
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup corn flour
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 4 slices fresh mozzarella cheese
  • chopped fresh basil, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Line baking sheet with foil and set a cooling rack on top of it.
  • Generously grease cooling rack with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Lightly pound the chicken breasts to an even thickness of about 1/2 to 3/4 of an inch.
  • In a mixing bowl or plate, combine flours, basil, parmesan cheese, garlic, salt and pepper; mix until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Pour milk in a separate dish.
  • Dip each chicken breast in the milk, then coat it with the flour mixture.
  • Transfer chicken to previously prepared cooling rack.
  • Generously grease chicken breasts with cooking spray.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, or until chicken is done.
  • Remove from oven; evenly divide marinara sauce over each chicken breast, top with fresh rounds of mozzarella cheese, and bake for an additional 4 to 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
  • Garnish with chopped fresh basil and serve. 


Calories: 343 kcal | Carbohydrates: 21 g | Protein: 36 g | Fat: 12 g | Saturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 102 mg | Sodium: 1057 mg | Potassium: 927 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 6 g | Vitamin A: 845 IU | Vitamin C: 10.6 mg | Calcium: 293 mg | Iron: 3.2 mg | Net Carbs: 19 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: baked chicken, chicken parmesan