Spaghetti Chicken Parmesan Recipe
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Spaghetti Chicken Parmesan Recipe

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"I like to make this yummy recipe when I have extra spaghetti sauce on hand," comments Margie Eddy from Ann Arbor, Michigan. "The herbed coating on the tender chicken gets nice and golden," she adds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Hot cooked fettuccine or pasta of your choice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 326 calories, 16 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 108 mg cholesterol, 1696 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 23 g protein.


  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, 1 teaspoon oregano, basil, salt and pepper. In another shallow bowl, combine the egg and water. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with crumb mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, cook chicken in butter on both sides until a meat thermometer reads 170°.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the spaghetti sauce, garlic salt and remaining oregano, Cook over medium heat until heated through. Spoon over chicken; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and remaining Parmesan cheese. Serve with pasta. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Parmesan Chicken in Quick Cooking September/October 2000, p48

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Jan. 30, 2016

"This was very good. I did make two adjustments though....I flattened the chicken so it was crispier and added some heat with red pepper flakes. :)"

Reviewed Jun. 10, 2014

"This went together so quickly, very moist, and just delicious!"

Reviewed Dec. 12, 2013

"This was good, but my family prefers the version I've been making for years."

Reviewed Dec. 11, 2013

"Loved the chicken seasoning. Really added to the taste."

Reviewed Jul. 28, 2012

"<p>Very easy to make with great results - I have made this one many times and it pleases even picky eaters.  I should add that I usually add extra spaghetti sauce to fully coat all of the pasta.</p>"

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