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
- 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
- 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- 1/2 cup grated firm mozzarella
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!
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