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four pieces of baked chicken parmesan on gray plate with basil sprinkle
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5 from 4 votes

Baked Chicken Parmesan Recipe

The TASTIEST baked chicken parmesan that is easy to prep on a weeknight! Crispy, cheesy, but lighter.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 241kcal


  • 2 large chicken breasts (roughly 1 lb)
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour (almond and GF flour may also work)
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ½ cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese (freshly shredded)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup marinara sauce
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

To serve

  • fresh basil leaves (torn)


  • Cut chicken breasts horizontally so you end up with flat, wide pieces.
  • Heat oven to 375°F.
  • Into three separate bowls add: 1. flour 2. egg 3. panko, parmesan cheese, oregano and salt.
  • Using tongs, dredge the chicken in the flour mixtue until coated. Shake off excess.
  • Dip chicken in egg mixture until thoroughly coated.
  • Finally, coat the chicken on both sides in the panko/parmesan cheese mixture.
  • Place each coated chicken breast on a baking sheet, then bake in the pre-heated oven for 20 minutes.
  • Top with marinara, then mozzarella cheese and return to the oven for another 5 minutes, or until cheese has melted.
  • Serve with fresh basil.



Serving: 1piece of chicken | Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 651mg | Potassium: 549mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 320IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 1.7mg