Oven-Baked Chicken Parm



Oven-Baked Chicken Parm

Oven-Baked Chicken Parm is a delightful Italian-American classic that’s perfect for a hearty family dinner. This recipe combines tender chicken breasts, flavorful marinara sauce, and melted cheese for a mouthwatering experience that will leave everyone asking for seconds.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl, mix breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, dried oregano, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Coat each chicken breast with olive oil, then dip them into the breadcrumb mixture, pressing the breadcrumbs onto the chicken to adhere.
  4. Place the coated chicken breasts in a baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  5. Remove the chicken from the oven and spoon marinara sauce over each piece. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top.
  6. Return the dish to the oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly and golden.
  7. Garnish with fresh basil leaves before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Oven-Baked Chicken Parm is a comforting and cheesy dish that’s sure to satisfy your cravings for Italian flavors.

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 450, Fat: 20g, Carbohydrates: 20g, Protein: 45g

Oven-Baked Chicken Parm is a timeless favorite that brings the flavors of Italy to your dinner table. Whether you’re preparing it for a special occasion or a weeknight family meal, its irresistible taste and aroma will make it a cherished recipe in your repertoire. Serve it with pasta or a fresh salad for a complete Italian feast!