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Chicken Parmigiana Recipe


  • Author: Bobby
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Ingredients

For the chicken

  • 2 large chicken breasts (boneless and skinless)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • ¾ plain breadcrumbs
  • Olive oil

For the cheese:

  • ½ cup ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup shredded sharp white cheddar
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • ½ tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Parmigiano-Reggiano

Instructions

  1. Prep your chicken breasts by evenly pounding them with a mallet until it reaches a uniform level of thickness.
  2. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper on both sides
  3. Evenly coat the chicken breasts with flour on both sides
  4. Beat 1 egg and pour it over the floured chicken breasts and ensure they are coated
  5. Next, dip the chicken breasts in breadcrumbs until evenly coated
  6. Heat olive oil up to medium high.
  7. Once oil is hot, add the chicken breasts and cook until crispy and golden brown
  8. Set golden brown chicken aside
  9. For the cheese topping, mix the ricotta and cheddar cheese, then add salt and freshly ground pepper, cayenne, olive oil and evenly stir the mixture
  10. Spread out cheese mix on top of crispy chicken breasts and top it off with Parmigiano-Reggiano
  11. Place in 500 F degree oven for 5-10 minutes until cheese is melted properly
  12. While your chicken is in the oven, prepare your plate with marinara sauce and leave a hole in the middle of the plate
  13. Transfer cooked chicken onto the plate on top of marinara sauce
  14. Sprinkle freshly chopped parsley to garnish.