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baked chicken parmesan in a skillet

Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan

This easy baked chicken parmesan makes a tasty, healthy and kid-friendly weeknight meal that doesn't take a lot of time to prepare.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Cheese, chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 378kcal
Author Amee


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts 4 oz each
  • ½ cup white whole wheat flour or spelt flour
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups marinara sauce homemade or your favorite store-bought brand
  • 4 oz freshly grated mozzarella cheese
  • 4 oz freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a shallow dish, mix flour, sea salt, garlic powder and pepper.
  • Dredge chicken breasts in flour mixture and shake off excess. Discard extra flour mixture.
  • Heat olive oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Saute chicken breasts until lightly golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove pan from the heat and top with the 2 cups of marinara sauce.
  • Sprinkle mozzarella and parmesan cheese on top.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.


Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 22g