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Baked Chicken Parmigiana Recipe

Baked Chicken Parmigiana Recipe

Spaghetti sauce mix is the secret to the flavorful breading in this entree from Trisha Lange. The Appleton, Wisconsin cook, tops juicy chicken breasts with prepared sauce and mozzarella cheese.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/2 cup seasoned or dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons spaghetti sauce mix
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Dip chicken in salad dressing, then coat with crumb mixture. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-40 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Drizzle with spaghetti sauces and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with plain bread crumbs, fat-free salad dressing and part-skim mozzarella) equals 272 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 75 mg cholesterol, 1,128 mg sodium, 20 carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Reviews for Baked Chicken Parmigiana

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Reviewed Nov. 14, 2014

"I have been making this for close to 10 years, recipe exactly as is perfect every time!"

Reviewed Aug. 27, 2011

"this is going in our "favourites"! so good! I mixed the spaghetti sauce with the Italian salad dressing and then dipped it in the crumb mixture, just to keep the crumbs "crumby"....and I also browned the chicken about 4 minutes a side before putting it in the oven. Can't wait to have the leftovers! p.s. the guests LOVED it also! this is a gourmet dish without the gourmet work!"

Reviewed Mar. 18, 2011

"Love it! Quick, easy and even my extremely picky eater loved it. Can't wait to make it again!"

Reviewed Aug. 3, 2010

"So easy and good. I browned the chicken before baking."

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.