Baked Chicken Parmigiano, an easy, delicious baked chicken casserole recipe. A perfect  comfort food dinner for family or guests.  The best!
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Baked Chicken Parmigiano

Baked Chicken Parmigiano, an easy, delicious baked chicken casserole recipe. A perfect  comfort food dinner for family or guests.  The best!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: baked chicken, chicken parmesan, chicken parmigiano
Servings: 6
Calories: 366kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 6 pieces of boneless chicken
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup crushed salted crackers (or bread crumbs)
  • FOR THE SAUCE
  • 1 1/4 cups tomato puree
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • TOPPING
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated firm mozzarella

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350° (180° celsius). Lightly grease a medium to large baking dish.
  • In a medium bowl beat eggs.
  • On a medium plate add cracker crumbs.
  • Dip chicken pieces first in egg and then roll and cover well in cracker crumbs.
  • In a medium frying pan add 3 tablespoons (45 grams) olive oil and brown chicken. (approximately 3 minutes on each side).
  • Place in baking pan in a single layer.
  • FOR THE SAUCE
  • In a medium pot add olive oil, garlic, puree, water, salt, oregano and basil, stir to combine, bring to a boil then lower heat to low-medium and continue to cook until thickened, stirring occasionally (approximately 10-15 minutes). Stir in butter.
  • Pour sauce over chicken, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes, remove cover, top with grated mozzarella cheese and continue to bake for approximately 10 minutes. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 366kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 780mg | Potassium: 277mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 550IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 191mg | Iron: 2.6mg