Using mozzarella cheese, chicken broth, garlic and onion, this is a variation of Chicken Parmesan created for my son, who doesn't like the standard version. This dish goes fast in our home, served with hot cooked pasta, salad and crusty Italian bread.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Saute chicken breasts for 4 to 5 minutes each side, or until white. Add pepper, garlic, onion and broth. Cover and simmer over medium heat until broth cooks off, about 7 to 10 minutes.

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  • Stir in spaghetti sauce, then cover and simmer another 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink inside. Sprinkle cheese on top, cover and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

362 calories; protein 38.3g 77% DV; carbohydrates 25.8g 8% DV; fat 10.9g 17% DV; cholesterol 86.5mg 29% DV; sodium 1377.2mg 55% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
01/22/2005
I make this for my sons also! I usually just pan fry the chicken that I have seasoned with italian seasoning salt pepper and garlic powder in olive oil. After this is complete I remove chicken and keep warm. I heat the spaghetti sauce through (omitting the broth step and also the onions). I place the chicken breast on the cooked spaghetti then place the spaghetti sauce on top and then the final touch is sprinking mozzarella cheese on top. If you add the cheese quickly to the hot spaghetti sauce it will melt on its' own. My son also likes for me to sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top of the spaghetti noodles prior to placing the chicken on top. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
12/08/2005
This was just okay for us. I would not make again. The flavor was too bland and it was basically just chicken and sauce. Read More
(7)
101 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 54
  • 4 star values: 31
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: 5 stars
01/22/2005
I make this for my sons also! I usually just pan fry the chicken that I have seasoned with italian seasoning salt pepper and garlic powder in olive oil. After this is complete I remove chicken and keep warm. I heat the spaghetti sauce through (omitting the broth step and also the onions). I place the chicken breast on the cooked spaghetti then place the spaghetti sauce on top and then the final touch is sprinking mozzarella cheese on top. If you add the cheese quickly to the hot spaghetti sauce it will melt on its' own. My son also likes for me to sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top of the spaghetti noodles prior to placing the chicken on top. Read More
(26)
Rating: 5 stars
02/11/2004
This recipe is absolutely delicious and a very simple variation of a family favorite. The only thing I did was add Italian flavored breadcrumbs to thicken the "gravy" towards the end of cooking. That made it taste even more authentic! Also I found that using frozen chicken tenderloins did away with any problem with chicken not being tender. Is now on top of family's most-requested list! Read More
(18)
Rating: 5 stars
01/13/2004
My husband and children loved this. I made the major of it while trying to sooth and breastfeed my 9 week old--easy! Thanks! Read More
(12)
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Rating: 5 stars
07/12/2010
My husband and I both loved this. It was a great way to use my homemade meatless spaghetti sauce. One change I made was to pound the chicken down some so it would cook faster. This is a delicious and easy weeknight dinner. Read More
(11)
Rating: 5 stars
10/04/2005
Wow! Another one I would give 10 stars to. This was absolutely delicious. The chicken was so tender from the chicken broth. I used Ragu and it was perfect in the dish. This is a definate keeper in my house! Read More
(10)
Rating: 4 stars
04/26/2010
So good! I didn't use onions and just really spiced up my chicken breasts with salt pepper and onion and garlic powder. I also added basil to the top of the chicken and under the mozzarella. This was very tasty and very easy! Thanks! Read More
(8)
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Rating: 5 stars
09/10/2009
This chicken was very good. It came out moist tender and packed with flavor. I love chicken parmesan but the breading and pasta is a bit too much for my daily diet so it's great to have a healthier option... I served with vegitables instead of spaghetti. I didn't have any fresh garlic so used powdered and it came out fine I'm sure with fresh garlic it may even be better. Read More
(8)
Rating: 5 stars
04/16/2010
This was very good! Chicken stayed moist and tasted amazing. I did add some italian seasoning. I think next time I will not heat up the sauce in the pan with the chicken as it made it harder to through over noodles (either that or heat some extra sauce up on the side). Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
12/08/2005
This was just okay for us. I would not make again. The flavor was too bland and it was basically just chicken and sauce. Read More
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