Craving Italian Chicken Parmesan but don’t want to go out to a restaurant? Stay home and make it yourself! This chicken parmesan recipe is simple and absolutely delicious because it’s super simple and you can easily make it for family dinner. Everyone loves chicken parmesan and it’s probably one of the top menu items at Italian restaurants or family restaurants. Kids love crispy chicken and so do adults, so this is one of those meals that you should have on your weeknight menu.
Our chicken parmesan recipe starts with crispy fried chicken breasts because it gives a juicy, delicious chicken. But if you want you can certainly bake the chicken breasts in the oven. If you top enough sauce and cheese, it’s still be super flavorful and delicious. The most important factor is to liberally season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper and use a great tasting marinara sauce.
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The flavor of this crispy chicken parmesan is outstanding with a flavorful sauce and well seasoned chicken. The crust is outstanding too, even if you were to bake it. The bread crumbs really give a great texture and crunch.
For serving, you can easily devour this chicken recipe accompanied by a side salad or a bowl of soup. But if you want to make it more substantial for dinner, add some awesome pasta like spaghetti, rotini or even macaroni. If you’re looking for a lower carb alternative, try healthy zucchini noodles that are spiraled with a vegetable spiralizer. Zucchini noodles with this crispy chicken parmesan is outstanding! Just remember to add some extra sauce to the pasta!
Another great option is to make a chicken parmesan sandwich! Yup! Chicken parmesan in a sandwich is amazing! Sometimes everyone goes to the classic paring of pasta with chicken and tomato sauce. But with a little shredded lettuce and a great hoagie bun, you have an amazing sandwich that everyone will fight for. Hope you enjoy this awesome Italian inspired chicken because our whole test kitchen team LOVED it and can’t wait to make another batch of this chicken parmesan recipe for lunch.
Yield: Serves 4
Total Time: 30 minutes
Japanese panko bread crumbs are a great alternative to the regular bread crumbs they fry up very light and crispy. Use which ever you have on hand or prefer. Also, if you want a less fat version, you can certainly bake the chicken breasts instead of frying them! Also, try putting this awesome crispy chicken parmesan in a sandwich!