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Quick and Easy 20-Minute Chicken Parmesan Recipe

by Christina Julia

This Quick and Easy 20-Minute Chicken Parmesan Recipe is the perfect meal for busy weeknights. It’s a delicious and nutritious dinner that can be made in just 20 minutes. This dish is made with chicken breasts, marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, and Parmesan cheese, and is sure to please the whole family. With minimal prep time and just a few ingredients, this dish is sure to become a regular in your dinner rotation. Plus, it’s a great way to get your kids to eat their vegetables!

Chicken Parmesan is a classic Italian dish that is easy to make and delicious. With this Quick and Easy 20-Minute Chicken Parmesan Recipe, you can have a delicious dinner on the table in no time. This recipe is simple and requires only a few ingredients, making it perfect for busy weeknights.

To make this Quick and Easy 20-Minute Chicken Parmesan Recipe, you will need 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, 1 cup of Italian-style breadcrumbs, 1/2 cup of grated Parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup of olive oil, 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley, 2 cloves of garlic, minced, 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper.

To begin, preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In a shallow bowl, combine the breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, parsley, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper. Dip each chicken breast in the mixture, coating both sides. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, or until golden brown. Transfer the chicken to a baking dish and bake for 15 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through. Serve with your favorite sides and enjoy!


Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 lb.)
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 c. seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp. margarine or butter
  • 1 3/4 c. Prego spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 c. shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 c. chopped fresh parsley


Using palm of hand flatten chicken to even thickness. Dip chicken into egg then into crumbs to coat. In skillet over medium heat, in hot margarine, brown chicken on both sides. Add Prego sauce. Reduce heat. Cover; simmer 10 minutes. Sprinkle with cheeses and parsley. Cover; simmer 5 minutes or until cheese melts

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