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Chicken Parmesan for Two

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Chicken Parmesan for Two
16 Min

Our Chicken Parmesan For Two is breaded with Italian breadcrumbs, swimming in pasta sauce, and seasoned to perfection. By the time you're done with your meal, you'll be wishing you made more of this delectable Italian dish!

What You'll Need:
  • 1/3 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups pasta sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Coat an 8-inch square baking dish with cooking spray. In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs, flour, salt, and cayenne pepper; set aside.
  2. Place chicken between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap, and using a meat mallet or rolling pin, flatten to 1/4-inch thickness. Dip each chicken breast in egg, then coat with bread crumb mixture.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil; add chicken and cook 3 minutes on each side, or until golden.
  4. Place chicken in a single layer in baking dish. Top evenly with pasta sauce and cheeses.
  5. Bake 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

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Prepared this for our dinner last night and hubby really loved it. He said that it was as good as what we had at a really nice Italian restaurant! I served it atop spaghetti and only had one container of homemade sauce...needed more!! I didn't have the Italian seasoned bread crumbs so I did what another lady did, used Panko and Italian Seasoning in my food processor and used that. I'm saving this one to have again as my hubby isn't a lover of chicken. This way he likes it!!

I love that this recipe is just for two! It was very fast, easy, and tasty. I didn't have Italian breadcrumbs, so I put some panko breadcrumbs in the blender with some basil, oregano and parsley, which worked well.

This was great! Extremely tasty. We're both getting older and love recipes that are full of seasoning. Really wish this site had more recipes for two. (Even though we did have leftovers - LOL!)

several questions; 1. how long will egg yolks keep in the frig? 2. Do you have any recipes that call for egg yolks alone? 3. The chicken breasts; should they be thawed before cooking them the first time? will 20 minutes be sufficient time to cook the breasts thoroughly? 4. What is done in step 3? I am a guy and an amateur here, help?

Wouls chicken cutlets work? You would not have to pound chicken, which is a chore I do not like.

I said I would love to have recipes for one or two and you responded. I really appreciated that! Thanks. I love your recipes.

Sounds good going to try it tonight.


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