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Easy Chicken Parmesan Recipe – Romantic Dinner for Two

Chicken Parmesan

This Chicken Parmesan is the best recipe, easy and quick too, ready in just 30 minutes.

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The chicken is coated in breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese, then fried crispy and golden brown, served in individual baking dishes on top of spaghetti and smothered in extra sauce and melted Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.

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This is one our all time favorite go-to meals and is perfect for a romantic date night dinner or a weekend lunch for two.

 

Serve this with a refreshing glass of this Peach Sangria and a slice of romantic Red Velvet Cake for Two.

 

How to make Easy Chicken Parmesan:

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F (200 C).

 

Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions.

 

Drain the pasta then toss with 10 ounces (1 ¼ cup) of spaghetti sauce. Cover and keep warm over low heat.

Chicken Parmesan Recipe for Two - cook spaghetti then add sauce

 

Arrange 3 shallow dishes side by side.

Chicken Parmesan Recipe for Two - add breading ingredients to 3 shallow dishes

 

First shallow dish: Mix together the flour, garlic powder, salt and black pepper.

 

Second shallow dish: Whisk together the egg and water until incorporated.

 

Third shallow dish: Stir together the Parmesan cheese and Panko.

 

Pat-dry each chicken piece with a paper towel. Optional: Place between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound flat with a meat mallet.

 

Dredge each piece of chicken into flour and shake off the excess flour.

 

Dip each into the egg.

 

Coat each with Panko and Parmesan mix. Press on extra Panko mixture to coat.

 

Heat the cooking oil in a frying pan over medium heat.

 

Fry the chicken until browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes on each side.

Chicken Parmesan Recipe for Two - fry chicken 5 minutes on each side

 

Place the spaghetti coated with sauce into two 18.6 ounce individual baking dishes or one 8 x 8 inch baking dish. Click here for 18.6 ounce oven safe dishes..

Chicken Parmesan Recipe for Two - place spaghetti with sauce in dishes

 

Top the spaghetti with the chicken.

Chicken Parmesan Recipe for Two - top with chicken

 

Pour 1/4 cup of sauce on top of each chicken.

Chicken Parmesan Recipe for Two - top with spaghetti sauce

 

Top each with some Parmesan cheese, Mozzarella cheese and basil.

Chicken Parmesan Recipe for Two - top with cheese and basil

 

Bake for about 5 minutes until Mozzarella is melted.

 

 

Chicken Parmesan Recipe for Two

 

 

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Yield: 2 servings

Easy Chicken Parmesan

Easy Chicken Parmesan
This Chicken Parmesan is the best recipe, easy and quick too. The chicken is coated in breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese, then fried crispy and golden brown, served in individual dishes on top of spaghetti and smothered in extra sauce and melted Mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces spaghetti (uncooked) 1/4 of a 16 ounce box
  • 14 ounces spaghetti sauce (divide into 1 1/4 cups and 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 Tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup + 1 Tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cups Panko Japanese Bread Crumbs
  • 8 ounces boneless skinless chicken (1 large) butterfly into two halves
  • 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 Tablespoon cooking oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F (200 C).
  2. Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions.
  3. Drain the pasta then toss with 10 ounces (1 ¼ cup) of spaghetti sauce. Cover and keep warm over low heat.
  4. Arrange 3 shallow dishes side by side.
  5. First shallow dish: Mix flour, garlic powder, salt and black pepper.
  6. Second shallow dish: Whisk egg and water together until incorporated.
  7. Third shallow dish: Stir together the Parmesan cheese and Panko.
  8. Pat-dry each chicken piece with a paper towel. Optional: Place between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound flat with a meat mallet.
  9. Dredge each piece of chicken into flour and shake off the excess flour.
  10. Dip each into the egg.
  11. Coat each with Panko and Parmesan mix. Press on extra Panko mixture to coat.
  12. Heat the cooking oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  13. Fry the chicken until browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes on each side.
  14. Place the spaghetti with sauce into two 18.6 ounce individual baking dishes or one 8 x 8 inch baking dish. Click here for 18.6 ounce oven safe dishes.
  15. Top the spaghetti with the chicken.
  16. Spoon a couple tablespoons of sauce on top of each chicken.
  17. Top each with some Parmesan cheese, Mozzarella cheese and basil.
  18. Bake for about 5 minutes until Mozzarella is melted.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 705 Saturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 177mg Sodium: 2271mg Carbohydrates: 83g Fiber: 6g Sugar: 11g Protein: 50g

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