Chicken Parmesan

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Yumm – Parmesan cheese and tomato sauce – two of my favorites. Of course I like this with pasta. Also good as a sandwich in a crusty Italian roll.

Chicken Parmesan

Joan Donogh
Chicken with Parmesan breading baked with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 4 to 6


  • 4 - 6 chicken breasts boned and skinned
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can 15 oz. tomato sauce
  • 1/4 salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large frying pan.
  • Dip chicken pieces in beaten egg, then in the bread crumb mixture. Cook to brown on both sides - about 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Meanwhile in a saucepan heat the remaining tablespoon of oil, and saute the onions until tender. Stir in the tomato sauce, salt, pepper and oregano. Bring to a boil.
  • Place the chicken pieces in a baking dish. Pour 3/4 of the sauce over top. Arrange the mozzarella slices over top, and pour the remaining sauce over all.
  • Bake, uncovered, for about 20 minutes, until chicken is cooked and cheese is melted.



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