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Easy Chicken Parmesan

Rated as 4.42 out of 5 Stars

"The super thing about this dish is that you get full flavour without having to brown the chicken."
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45 m servings 498 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 servings, 1/6 recipe each)


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  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Pour sauce into 13x9-inch baking dish sprayed with cooking spray. Stir in 1/4 cup (4 Tbsp.) Parmesan. Add chicken; turn to evenly coat both sides of each breast with sauce. Cover.
  3. Bake 30 minutes or until chicken is done (165 degrees F). Meanwhile, cook spaghetti as directed on package, omitting salt.
  4. Top chicken with remaining cheeses; bake, uncovered, 5 minutes or until mozzarella is melted.
  5. Drain spaghetti. Serve topped with chicken and sauce.


  • Variation:
  • Prepare using Kraft 100% Parmesan Light Grated Cheese, whole wheat spaghetti and Cracker Barrel Shredded Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese.
  • Note:
  • If using larger chicken breasts, cut lengthwise in half before using as directed.
  • CRACKER BARREL is a trademark of Kraft Foods used with permission.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 498 calories; 13.4 g fat; 55.4 g carbohydrates; 36.6 g protein; 60 mg cholesterol; 754 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I enjoyed this recipe. Other reviewers said it was bland. But in actuality, Chicken Parm is not a spiced or highly flavored dish. Americans tend to overdo the flavor on marinara. If you want ...

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I used 4 breasts and 30 minutes was not enough time to cook them properly. Had to microwave them for 4 minutes to get them to 160 degrees. I used Classico Spicy Red Pepper pasta sauce and this ...

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I enjoyed this recipe. Other reviewers said it was bland. But in actuality, Chicken Parm is not a spiced or highly flavored dish. Americans tend to overdo the flavor on marinara. If you want ...

I made this using mushroom flavoured sauce (I didn't love the sauce, and the dish is all about the sauce), cut the chicken into smaller pieces (mine was thick & slightly frozen), and used Italia...

I took the advice of the other reviewers and made sure I used a really good sauce. With the melted cheese, it really made the dish... and so glad because it was quite delicious. Easy to make, qu...

Made this for dinner this evening. I followed the recipe exactly though some extra seasoning wouldn't go amiss next time. I used chicken tenders for this dish and the cooking time was right ...

I coated the chicken lightly with EVOO then seasoned breadcrumbs then proceeeded with recipe. Fast and easy and a kind pleaser too

I used homemade spicy tomato sauce, so i had no problems with blandness. Also, my chicken breasts were a bit larger so i upped the baking time by 5 mins and broiled them until my mozzarella bub...

This recipe is a fantastic base, especially for someone who is looking for an incredibly easy and lightning fast meal (long day anyone)? I made the recipe exactly as written. It was really good...

i agree 100% with other reviewers when they say that this dish is as good as the pasta sauce that you use. i used my own. This recipe could use some pizzaz in the way of some fresh herbs such as...

This was super simple to put together, my hubby happened to pick up thin sliced chicken breasts and it worked great for this recipe! I also agree that the sauce you choose will definitely make ...