Oven-Fried Chicken Parmesan

This family-favorite pairs perfectly with a green salad and polenta (grits) or noodles.  Recipe makes 4 servings.

Oven-Fried Chicken Parmesan Recipe

What you’ll need:

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup Panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup jarred tomato-basil pasta sauce
  • 1/2 cup grated (2 ounces) Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
What you’ll do:
  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees
  • Combine the flour, oregano and salt in a shallow bowl.
  • Place egg whites in a bowl and beat.
  • Place Panko in a shallow dish.
  • Dredge one chicken breast through the flour mixture, then dip into the egg whites then dredge in the Panko.
  • Repeat with all chicken breasts.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add chicken to pan; cook 2 minutes.
  • Add remaining tablespoon of oil.  Turn chicken over; cook 2 minutes.
  • Coat baking dish with cooking spray.  Add chicken.
  • Bake at 450 degrees for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and turn chicken over.
  • Top each chicken breast with 2 tablespoons sauce, 2 tablespoons Parmesan, and 3 tablespoons mozzarella.
  • Bake 6 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
Recipe and image from Cooking Light.
So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table!

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