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Classic Chicken Parmesan Recipe (VIDEO)

This classic Chicken Parmesan is as good as it gets! It has a parmesan crust that seals in the juiciest chicken breast, topped with Homemade Marinara and a generous amount of melted cheese. The process to make this is surprisingly quick and easy.

Chicken Parmesan served over pasta and marinara sauce, garnished with parsley

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Chicken Parmesan Recipe:

This is the classic version of Chicken Parm. A restaurant-quality Chicken Parmesan is so easy to recreate at home (for a fraction of the price). Since this chicken is breaded and covered in sauce, it also reheats really well so you will appreciate any leftovers. This is among our family’s favorite 30-minute meals.

This Chicken Parmesan Recipe is wonderful over hot pasta and served with Caesar Salad or Roasted Asparagus on the side. It can also be served as a hot sandwich on a toasted bun; yum!

What is Chicken Parmigiana?

The Italian name is Chicken Parmigiana and in the US, it has been nicknamed Chicken Parm, short for Chicken Parmesan. It is essentially breaded chicken breast covered in tomato sauce and cheese and is similar to Eggplant Parmesan.

How can something so simple be THIS good you ask? You only have to try it once and you will know why everyone is talking about this dish. P.S. If you want to take this a step further, you can also make Stuffed Chicken Parmesan.

Chicken Parmigiana being served out of a casserole dish with spatula and cheese pull

Ingredients for Easy Chicken Parmesan:

You just need a few pantry staples to make Chicken Parm. This is the best with homemade marinara sauce but if you’re in a hurry, you can absolutely use your favorite store-bought marinara. All you need for the perfect chicken parm is:

  • Chicken breasts
  • Flour, salt, and pepper to dredge
  • Eggs, for the egg wash
  • Italian bread crumbs and parmesan for the crust
  • A good cooking oil
  • Marinara Sauce
  • Shredded Mozzarella
  • Parsley or basil to garnish

Ingredients for chicken parmesan with homemade marinara sauce, chicken breast, cheese, bread crumbs, eggs, flour and seasonings

How to Make Parmesan Crusted Chicken:

  1. Mak the easy 20-minute homemade marinara and while it simmers, continue to prep the chicken.
  2. Cut 2 chicken breasts in half length-wise for 4 cutlets and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Set up 3 shallow bowls: In the first bowl, combine flour, salt and pepper, in the second bowl, beat together 2 eggs and in the third bowl, stir together parmesan and bread crumbs
  4. Dredge chicken in flour, dusting off excess, then dip in eggs and turn to coat in bread crumbs.
  5. Once all chicken is breaded, heat a large non-stick skillet with enough oil to lightly coat the bottom and saute 3-4 minutes per side or until just cooked through at 165˚F on an instant-read thermometer. 
  6. Pour half of your marinara sauce in a casserole dish. Arrange chicken pieces over marinara in a single layer. Spoon on marinara sauce and top with cheese then bake in a casserole dish at 425˚F for 15 minutes until cheese is melted and sauce is bubbling.

Chicken breading bowls with flour, egg and crumb mixture

Cook’s Tip: If chicken cutlets are large or uneven, use a meat mallet to pound between plastic wrap into 1/3″-thick cutlets and they will cook faster and more evenly. 

Step by step assembling chicken parmesan in casserole dish with marinara and mozzarella cheese

Can Chicken Parm be Made Ahead?

You can saute the breaded chicken, arrange in a casserole dish and top with marinara and cheese, then cover and refrigerate. Bake before serving, but be sure to bake a few minutes longer since you are baking chilled chicken. Check the internal temperature of the chicken with an instant-read thermometer to ensure that it bakes to a safe 165˚F.

Chicken Parmesan prepped to make ahead then baked

For a Healthier Baked Chicken Parmesan:

While we prefer sauteing the chicken lightly in oil because it is faster and uniformly golden, you can skip the pan-frying step and make this a healthier Baked Chicken Parmesan.

To make baked chicken parm, complete steps 1 through 3, lightly coat breaded chicken breasts with cooking spray on all sides and bake the chicken for 20-25 minutes then continue with the recipe in step 5.

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Watch the Chicken Parmesan Video Tutorial:

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Chicken Parmesan Recipe

4.97 from 131 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
chicken Parmesan served over spaghetti and marinara sauce garnished with basil and parsley

Classic Chicken Parmesan recipe with parmesan-crusted tender chicken, topped with marinara and cheese. Chicken Parm is an easy, excellent chicken dinner.

Author: Natasha of NatashasKitchen.com
Skill Level: Easy/Medium
Cost to Make: $18-$24
Keyword: chicken parmesan
Cuisine: Italian
Course: Main Course
Calories: 499
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts, (large), about 1 1/2 lbs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 large eggs, beaten until frothy
  • 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, shredded or grated
  • 2 Tbsp Light olive oil, to sauté
  • 24 oz marinara sauce
  • 4 oz mozzarella cheese, (1 cup shredded)
  • 1 Tbsp fresh basil, or parsley, chopped for optional garnish

Instructions

  1. Trim chicken breasts and slice in half length-wise so you end up with 4 equal-thickness cutlets.* Season with salt and pepper.

  2. In a shallow bowl, stir together 1/2 cup flour, 1 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp black pepper. In a second bowl, whisk 2 eggs until frothy. In a third bowl, stir together 1/2 cup Italian bread crumbs with 1/2 cup parmesan cheese.

  3. Dip both sides of each chicken cutlet into the flour, tapping off excess, then dip in beaten eggs, letting excess egg drip off and finally dip into the cheesy breadcrumbs, pressing cutlets into breading to ensure a thick, even coating of crumbs.

  4. Heat a large non-stick pan over medium heat and add enough olive oil to lightly coat the bottom of the pan. Once oil is hot, add chicken in batches (don't crowd the pan), sautéing 3-4 min per side or until golden brown and just cooked through.

  5. Pour 1 1/2 cups of marinara into a 9x13 casserole baking dish. Arrange chicken over sauce in a single layer. Top each chicken down the center with remaining 1 1/2 cups marinara, then cover with shredded mozzarella. Bake uncovered at 425˚F for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and sauce is bubbling. Garnish with chopped parsley or basil if desired.

Recipe Notes

*Cook's Tip: For large chicken breasts, pound your chicken between plastic wrap into even 1/3"-thick cutlets.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Parmesan Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 499 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 181mg60%
Sodium 2212mg96%
Potassium 1098mg31%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 44g88%
Vitamin A 1179IU24%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 437mg44%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Note: Recipe initially posted in March 2015. The recipe has been updated with a new video and photos. Here is a photo from the original recipe: 

Chicken Parmesan served over pasta, garnished with parsley

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  • Julie
    November 20, 2021

    Planning on making this tonight. If I use a glass Pyrex should I reduce the oven temp 25-degrees the way you do if baking a dessert?

    Thank you for sharing your recipes with the inspiring pics and video how-tos!

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    • Natasha
      November 22, 2021

      Hi Julie, I think that would be a good idea to avoid burning the bottom. Just be sure the chicken is fully cooked through on an instant-read thermometer. I’m so glad you are inspired. That makes me smile big.

      Reply

  • emma paterson
    November 11, 2021

    wow, I couldn’t believe how easy it was. the night before my daughter was like can I make It can I make it! so I let her and waited for the results and boom, what an amazing dish! I’ve made it over and over since

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 11, 2021

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite, Emma! That’s so great!

      Reply

  • Marilynn
    November 1, 2021

    Where did you buy the breading trays to make the chicken parmesan?

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  • Lauren
    October 4, 2021

    Add garlic. We used a store bought marinara and it unfortunately wasn’t super flavorful. We needed garlic somewhere in this dish.

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  • Liz
    October 4, 2021

    My husband is allergic to eggs. What can I use to replace the eggs in the recipe?

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  • Julia
    September 23, 2021

    Wowowow! So delicious and satisfying. This will definitely be added to my favorite list.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      September 23, 2021

      Hello Julia, thanks for your good review, happy to know that you enjoyed this recipe!

      Reply

  • suzanne
    September 13, 2021

    I made this for my husband and grown sons and it was absolutely delicious! This will be my go to recipe from now on. It was soooo good!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 13, 2021

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite, Suzanne!

      Reply

  • Mackie
    September 7, 2021

    I’ve had my eye on this recipe for a while. I’m a beginner cook so I was a little intimidated but it was super easy! Everyone loved it and asked for it to be added to a weekly rotation! Ha! Thank you so much! 3rd recipe I’ve tried of yours.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 7, 2021

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite, Mackie!

      Reply

  • Katlynn
    September 4, 2021

    Made this last night and my husband and I loved it thank you for the recipe. 🥰

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      September 4, 2021

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Katlynn!

      Reply

  • Barry
    August 29, 2021

    This is in the oven right now. I’m also making homemade artisan bread to go with it. I used Italian seasoned panko bread crumbs because that’s what I had. Also used Italian seasoning and fresh basil from my garden in the sauce.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 30, 2021

      Sounds awesome! Hope love this and every recipe that you will try.

      Reply

  • Annie
    August 14, 2021

    I made this for dinner tonight and it was delicious. Thanks for sharing.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      August 14, 2021

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Annie!

      Reply

  • Kimberly Timms
    August 9, 2021

    I love this recipe, I have made it three times and it is always a hit, relatively easy and definitely filling. I have tried many versions of this recipe and Natasha’s is the best. I love all of her recipes. 😀

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      August 10, 2021

      That’s so nice of you! Thanks for your kind words and good feedback.

      Reply

  • Anais
    July 29, 2021

    Delicious!! A weekly dish at our home!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 29, 2021

      I’m so happy to hear that, Anais! It sounds like you have a family favorite!

      Reply

  • Staci
    July 22, 2021

    I started making Chicken Parm based on this recipe about a year ago…
    I’m not a good cook, until Covid, I didn’t even try. But everyone I’ve made this for has given such compliments. Thank you so much, love this and love your page.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      July 22, 2021

      Great to hear that it was a success, Staci! Thank you for your good comments and review, we appreciate you sharing that with us.

      Reply

      • Adrienne
        August 27, 2021

        Found Gluten free Italian bread crumbs, and used my GF 1 for 1 flour. Turned out perfectly!

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          August 28, 2021

          Thank you for the wonderful review!

          Reply

  • Pat
    July 21, 2021

    Can you freeze this. It was so good. Thank you

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 21, 2021

      Hi Pat, I’m so happy you enjoyed that. We have only enjoyed this fresh, but I imagine if I tried freezing, I think it would be best if you fry it first, then freeze it, but you’ll need to bake it longer since it will go into the oven frozen. I think if you froze breaded un-fried chicken, it might be harder to fry later as the breading might get too moist once it’s thawed to saute it properly. I hope this is helpful!

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  • Darlene
    July 3, 2021

    OMG this is the best chicken parmesan! I made the marinara sauce too. My daughter and son in law raved about it. Definitely a keeper. Next time I’m going to double the sauce and keep some out to put more over the noodles. I love that in your recipes I can change the recipe for 1 person. Thank you Natasha! You’re a keeper too!😃

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      July 3, 2021

      I’m so glad this was a hit, Darlene!!

      Reply

  • Tiena
    June 24, 2021

    You mention buttered spaghetti noodles, but you do not say how you cook your noodles

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    • Natasha
      June 24, 2021

      Hi Tiena, I cook in salted water according to package instructions then drain and add melted butter to taste.

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      • Sandy D
        August 11, 2021

        I made this delicious recipe for dinner last night, with your Marinera sauce recipe. My husband and my 2 little ones said that it tastes way better than Olive Gardens, Parmesan chicken. I was able to make 6 big pieces of chicken. I have been using your recipes for some time now and everything I’ve made has been tasty 😋. Love your personality and videos.Thank you so much for sharing your delicious recipes.

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          August 11, 2021

          I’m so glad you enjoyed it! Thank you for the wonderful review!

          Reply

  • Sharon
    June 16, 2021

    Delicious!!!! Best chicken parm!!
    Thanks Natasha for another great recipe!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      June 16, 2021

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Sharon!

      Reply

  • jess
    June 14, 2021

    Hi! I am about to make this recipe for dinner and was wondering how thick the chicken should be? thanks!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      June 14, 2021

      Hi Jess, we have this listed in the recipe, I hope it helps: “Cook’s Tip: If chicken cutlets are large or uneven, use a meat mallet to pound between plastic wrap into 1/3″-thick cutlets and they will cook faster and more evenly.”

      Reply

      • Kari Capps
        August 14, 2021

        Hello-
        Is it necessary to fully cook chicken and then bake for additional 15 minutes? The flavor was great but chicken seemed over cooked.

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          August 14, 2021

          Hi Kari, you can cook for less time if your oven runs hotter or if your chicken is thinner or smaller.

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  • Paige
    June 10, 2021

    Just made this with zucchini noodles instead of pasta. HUGE hit! Thank you, Natasha!!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      June 10, 2021

      Love it! Thanks for sharing that with us, Paige. Glad it was a bit hit!

      Reply

  • Alana
    June 6, 2021

    I wanna make this with noodles like you did but what heat do we put the noodles to when we cook it? I know you say look at package instructions but the noodles I use don’t ever say what to do. Because of that, I usually have my dad help with the noodles. So what heat do we put the noodles on? Also, do you think this would be good with mashed potatoes? Thanks!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      June 6, 2021

      Hi Alana, if it doesn’t have the instructions in the label, it would be best to google it as different brands have different instructions on how to cook the noodles.

      Reply

      • Alana
        June 7, 2021

        Yes, I did that and it said high heat. Is that right? Should I use high heat?

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          June 7, 2021

          I would go with that suggestion, yes.

          Reply

      • Alana
        June 8, 2021

        I did do that. I tried everything but it doesn’t work. So from now on can you saw what heat to put the noodles to whenever you make a recipes that involves noodles? Also, you never said if this would be good with mashed potatoes. Thanks.

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        • Natasha
          June 8, 2021

          Hi Alana, I think this would be better with roasted potatoes instead of mashed. Personally, I prefer the red sauce over pasta since it serves as a pasta sauce at the same time.

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          June 8, 2021

          Alana, I bet this would be great with Mashed potatoes! I hope you love this recipe!

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          • Alana
            June 10, 2021

            Ok! Thanks!

  • Maxine
    May 23, 2021

    I found it better to not dredge in flour at all but to skip that and dredge in the cheese and bread crumbs and it turned out perfect ! And I did a side by side taste test with this recipe and a mayo Parm chicken ( much easier) and this recipe here was hands down the best

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 24, 2021

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me, Maxine!

      Reply

  • Byron Coleman
    May 18, 2021

    Good and easy

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 19, 2021

      Thank you, Byron for your good comments!

      Reply

  • Tracy Melville
    May 10, 2021

    I made this for our Mother’s Day dinner… everyone loved it!
    But after everyone went home, I decided to print the recipe to put in my “Favorites” binder. I was SO disappointed when one of the pop-up ads was printed over the top of the recipe directions. I tried several times to correct the problem with no success. You may want to check with your advertisers!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 10, 2021

      Hi Tracy, how did you print the recipe? When you are at the recipe, click Jump to recipe then click Print. You can save it as pdf and then print it. Hope that helps!

      Reply

  • Nicole Guerrero
    May 5, 2021

    How do you keep your chicken from sticking to the pan when you fry them? I love your recipes but this one I am having trouble with.
    Still tasty but I am looking all my bread coating in the skillet

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 5, 2021

      Hi Nicole, make sure you’re preheating your pan before placing the chicken. But also, it helps to pat the chicken dry with paper towels if it is wet. Also, make sure to use a non-stick pan which will help keep the breading on the chicken versus sticking to the pan.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      May 5, 2021

      Hi Nicole, I always use a non-stick skillet, fill it with enough oil and make sure that it’s already hot before you place the chicken.

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  • Sepi
    May 4, 2021

    This recipe is amazing! best Chicken parmesan ever.
    Thanks Natasha!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      May 4, 2021

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us, Sepi!

      Reply

  • Hillary
    April 30, 2021

    Hi I love your recipes and how you make your videos fun, I made the marinara sauce but it came out to liquidy can I add cornstarch?

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    • Natasha
      May 1, 2021

      Hi Hillary, I suggest trying the exact ingredients listed in our homemade Marinara next time – that one isn’t too liquidy. I wouldn’t add cornstarch. Maybe simmer it down uncovered until the extra liquid evaporates or spoon off any liquid that is pooling at the top.

      Reply

  • Kim
    April 29, 2021

    I made this for dinner tonight,It turned out so good

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 29, 2021

      I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Thank you for sharing that with us!

      Reply

  • Hadicha
    April 21, 2021

    It was very delicious! I cut the chicken in smaller parts and fried it as you showed in the recipe, but half of it I kept as it was whithout pitting it in the sauce. They were soo tasty, like home made chicken nuggets🤤 Thank you for the recipe!!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 21, 2021

      Homemade is always best! I’m so glad you enjoyed it, Hadicha!

      Reply

  • Ladylia
    April 18, 2021

    I’ve made this several times now for the family and it’s one of their favorites! My picky toddler eats it without refusing as well. The only change I make is to get rid of the egg wash because of my son’s egg allergy but it doesn’t change any of the flavor at all! I add the salt and pepper to the bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese instead, then I brush the chicken with a little olive oil to get the bread crumbs/cheese to stick. I have used a full 24oz jar of Rao’s marinara but over time have found that 1/4 to 1/2 jar is really all we need for our tastes. It’s still saucy but I still have more than enough for another meal. I also like to add some fresh minced garlic and rub it into the chicken with salt and pepper and let it sit for about 15-30 min before patting it into the crumbs… it’s one the best recipes we love and it never fails!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 19, 2021

      Love it! Thank you for sharing your experience making this recipe, Ladylia. Great to know that your family enjoyed this recipe!

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      • David Marcum
        April 26, 2021

        I really Loved the idea of the 3 connected rectangular dishes you used for the flour, egg, and Bread Crumbs! Do they separate? Where did you get them?

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        • Natashas Kitchen
          April 26, 2021

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  • Carole
    April 13, 2021

    Best chicken parmesan recipe that l have ever made. I am deleting all other parmesan recipes!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 13, 2021

      Wow, thanks for your wonderful compliment!

      Reply

  • Mary
    April 10, 2021

    I made the chicken parmesan last night and it was AMAZING!!!! The chicken came out tender and moist. The recipe was super easy to make and my husband loved it.

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 10, 2021

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite!

      Reply

  • Roger Borges
    April 2, 2021

    I’ve been making your dishes for awhile and just wanted to say, Thank You. Your recipes are always on point and delicious. Great Job!

    Reply

    • Natashas Kitchen
      April 2, 2021

      aww, You’re so nice! Thank you!

      Reply

  • Kaylene
    April 1, 2021

    Made this tonite and it was totally delicious. We have enough for a second meal, so win win there.
    Recipe is a keeper and perfect to serve as a company meal.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      April 2, 2021

      Love it! Thank you for your wonderful review and feedback. I appreciate it!

      Reply

  • jill h.
    March 31, 2021

    You did not say what temp to bake chicken at if you do not want to fry them. Please get back to me asap birthday dinner on the 2nd

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 31, 2021

      Hi Jill, we have it listed in stepped 4 and step #5. Step #4: “. Once oil is hot, add chicken in batches (don’t crowd the pan), sautéing 3-4 min per side or until golden brown and just cooked through.” Step #5: “Bake uncovered at 425˚F for 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and sauce is bubbling. Garnish with chopped parsley or basil if desired.” Chicken is done once it reached the safe internal temperature of 165 degrees. I hope this helps.

      Reply

  • Elaine
    March 30, 2021

    Made this past weekend- delicious! Will make again

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 30, 2021

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review!

      Reply

  • molly
    March 23, 2021

    This looks sooooooo good!!! can i use Panko bread crumbs?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 23, 2021

      Hi Molly, I think that would still work fine to use Panko crumbs, but I would add a little more seasoning.

      Reply

  • Catherine
    March 22, 2021

    Chicken Parmeson dish I am skipping the part of cooking chicken and using my precook breasts and then doing Dipping part and Baking with cheese on top Hope it works

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 22, 2021

      I hope you enjoy this recipe, Catherine!

      Reply

  • Barbara
    March 14, 2021

    I Natasha where you buy the divider bread, Is amazing. I Love one.

    Thanks

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 15, 2021

      Hi Barabara, are you referring to this bowl?

      Reply

  • Aline
    March 9, 2021

    Your recipe of Chicken Parmesan does not show the onion and garlic in the list. You mention it on your video but not listed under ingredients.

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  • Israelle Ramirez
    March 8, 2021

    I made this with angel hair pasta and it was so good! I also added a lot more mozzarella because we love cheese. My family loves this one!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 8, 2021

      Cheese is love! I’m glad you enjoyed this recipe, Israelle. Thank you for your wonderful review!

      Reply

  • Leah Wamsteeker
    March 8, 2021

    Hi Natasha,
    I have a big family of 22, when we all get together. I just discovered I can change servings and the recipe adjusts, love that feature! Can I do steps 1 to 4 and then freeze prepared chicken, for a couple of weeks, so it makes things really quick on the day of serving this dish.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      March 8, 2021

      Hi Leah, we have only enjoyed this fresh, but I imagine if I tried freezing, I think it would be best if you fry it first then freeze it, but you’ll need to bake it longer since it will go into the oven frozen. I think if you froze breaded un-fried chicken, it might be harder to fry later as the breading might get too moist once it’s thawed to saute it properly. I hope this is helpful!

      Reply

  • Carolina
    March 5, 2021

    Hi Natasha, I like your 3 shallow bowls. Where did you get these bowls? Thank you

    Reply

  • Cami
    March 2, 2021

    So I followed the tutorial step by step and it didn’t turn out 🙁 this doesn’t surprise me because I really am a terrible cook but for the sake of learning- my chicken wouldn’t cut and the breading slid off in a pile. Can anyone give me some insight about what went wrong? Thanks!

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    • Natasha
      March 2, 2021

      Hi Cami, it helps to pat the chicken dry with paper towels if it is wet. Also, make sure to use a non-stick pan which will help keep the breading on the chicken versus sticking to the pan.

      Reply

  • Zoie Penick
    March 1, 2021

    My sister and I made this for dinner today. It was so delicious! My family loved it! I did as well. The chicken was nice and juicy, crispy, and fully cooked through. We served it over pasta. We topped it with parsley. Thanks for the recipe Natasha!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      March 1, 2021

      You’re welcome, Zoie! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe!

      Reply

  • Sandy F
    February 22, 2021

    I made this for my family over the weekend and it was a hit! Super easy to make and paired perfectly with green beans – although asparagus would’ve been good too! Anytime I try a new recipe I go around the table and ask if I should make it again and everyone said yes! Also, I didn’t realize the feature to change the number of servings at the top of the recipe before you print – I saw that in someone else review and WOW what an awesome feature!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 22, 2021

      Yum! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe!

      Reply

  • Carol
    February 15, 2021

    I made this for my family tonight and everyone loved it. One thing I love about Natasha’s recipes is that when you print out a recipe you can change the number of people you are feeding and it automatically changes the quantities of the ingredients.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 15, 2021

      Yes, that’s right. Not many know about that feature but I always recommend adjust the servings to adjust the ingredients. Thanks for your good comments, Carol!

      Reply

  • Kaylene
    February 8, 2021

    I made the chicken parm recipe tonight & served over homemade truffled spaghetti pasta. My husband said it was better than from a restaurant. Guess it was a hit. We can our own spaghetti sauce & it was delicious in this dish. Leftovers tomorrow, yum

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 9, 2021

      Yay, love it! Thanks to both of you for your wonderful review. We appreciate it!

      Reply

  • Trisha
    February 2, 2021

    Absolutely Perfect… i love trying your receipes… i made this and is was even better than the ones i tried at the stores deli’s

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      February 2, 2021

      So nice to know that, Trisha. Thank you so much for your good feedback!

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  • Alison Turner
    February 1, 2021

    I’ve never bothered to leave a comment before on a recipe I’ve tried, out of laziness really, but this meal has my family raving, and I felt it was worth coming back to say thank you! It was great and the marinara sauce will be my new go to. Thank you so much for sharing this!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      February 1, 2021

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review, Alison!

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  • Marisa L
    January 31, 2021

    Hi Natasha. I enjoy all your recipes and will only look at your recipes for cooking advice. You mentioned that the chicken can be refrigerated once breaded and baked the next day but a little longer, I thought that it is not recommended to refrigerate food with raw egg? Thanks again for help!

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    • Natasha
      February 1, 2021

      Hi Marisa, I haven’t heard that before. If you are cooking it to a safe temperature, I don’t see why that would be a problem. Do you have a reliable information source where you heard that? Also, if you pre-sautee your chicken, there won’t be any more raw egg, but you would want to really make sure that the internal temperature of your chicken reached the right temperature during the baking.

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  • DMM
    January 30, 2021

    Quite possibly the best meal I have ever made! So easy and so delicious! Even made the homemade marinara! Husband said it was better than our favorite Italian restaurant!
    Thank you!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 30, 2021

      Wow! That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review!

      Reply

  • Jessie Unruh
    January 29, 2021

    Literally one of the easiest and best recipes. I love using shredded cheese than sliced cheese! YUMMM.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 30, 2021

      I’m so glad you enjoyed it!

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  • Bernice Tyms
    January 25, 2021

    I can’t get enough of your recipes! I actually just finished cooking. It was delicious . I wish I was able to upload a picture. 😋

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 25, 2021

      Thank you for that wonderful compliment, Bernice! You can upload it to social media and tag #natashaskitchen.

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  • Linda
    January 25, 2021

    Made this tonight for dinner. It was easy to make and so delicious. We had leftover spaghetti from 2 nights ago so we added some green peas and ended up with a great dinner. My husband told me make sure you keep that recipe.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 25, 2021

      That’s when you know it’s good! Thank you for sharing your great review.

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  • Ann-Marie
    January 24, 2021

    When I go out to eat I try to order something that i love and would never be able to successfully make at home. Needless to say I order alot of Chicken Parm! BUT this recipe was super easy and delicious. Game changer! I can’t wait for the leftovers tomorrow! Side note…where can I buy those shallow dishes you have? They look like they connect too? THANKS for a great Sunday dinner meal. Yum!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 25, 2021

      Hi Ann-Marie, thank you so much for sharing that with us. I’m so happy to know that you really loved this recipe! As for the kitchen tools that I use, you can check them out in my Amazon affiliate shop.

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  • Greg Schultz
    January 23, 2021

    So simple and yet just a ton of flavor! Thanks Natalia!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 23, 2021

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it!

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  • Erin
    January 20, 2021

    How far in advance can I make this? I don’t want it to get soggy before the final bake.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 20, 2021

      Hi Erin. You can saute the breaded chicken, arrange in a casserole dish and top with marinara and cheese, then cover and refrigerate. Bake before serving, but be sure to bake a few minutes longer since you are baking chilled chicken. Check the internal temperature of the chicken with an instant-read thermometer to ensure that it bakes to a safe 165˚F. I haven’t tried making this recipe ahead for a long time though.

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  • Sarah
    January 20, 2021

    I want to make this tonight but dont have marinara sauce. I have pasta sauce would that be ok or too watery?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 20, 2021

      I’m not sure if it would have the same result and if it would be as tasty as the original recipe. You can also try my Homemade Marina sauce recipe.

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  • Theresa
    January 20, 2021

    I forgot to rate the recipe, definitely a 5 star!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 20, 2021

      Thank you for that wonderful review, Theresa!

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  • Theresa
    January 20, 2021

    I’ve made chicken parm several times but tried your recipe for the first time last night. It was delicious!!! My 17 yr old said it was the best I’ve ever made. Well that says it all, this is now my go to chicken parm recipe. Thank You!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 20, 2021

      That is the best when kids love what we moms make. That’s so great!

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  • Becky
    January 19, 2021

    Parmesan chicken was delicious, the only thing is after my chicken was cooked the breading did not stick to my chicken. This has happened to me before, what am I doing wrong. Thanks!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 20, 2021

      I’m happy you enjoyed that, Becky! I’d be happy to troubleshoot with you! Pat the chicken dry before dredging in flour and then dipping in egg. The only other suggestion would be to make sure your chicken is well coated in both the flour and then the egg before breading. I’m so glad you liked it

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  • jazz
    January 18, 2021

    This is so delicious and just how I had hoped it would taste! I also used the marinara recipe and it was PERFECT! Easy and delicious, will definitely make again, just as written!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 18, 2021

      I’m so happy to hear that! Thank you for sharing your great review, Jazz!

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  • Linda
    January 17, 2021

    Hi Natasha-
    When baking your chicken first, what temperature did you do?…
    it only states 425 F for the last part of cooking

    Thanks!

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    • Natasha
      January 17, 2021

      Hi Linda, I don’t have instructions written down for that so I can’t give you specifics without running the test first.

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  • Pat
    January 17, 2021

    Hi Natasha, Love all of your recipes. You are my go to if I’m looking for a specific recipe. I’m making my own recipe book with only your recipes. By the way I’m 83 years old and have been cooking since 12 years old. Never to old to learn.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 18, 2021

      I’m so glad you’re enjoying our recipes, Pat! Thank you so much for sharing that with me!

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  • Carmen
    January 16, 2021

    This was absolutely delicious. Thank you so much for your wonderful recipes.

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  • CARMELETHA STULTZ
    January 14, 2021

    Your recipes make cooking so easy and affordable! Love it! I’m going to try the chicken Miranara😋

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 14, 2021

      Thank you for that wonderful compliment! I’m so glad you’re enjoying our recipes!

      Reply

  • Jill
    January 10, 2021

    This was excellent. I paired it with the marinara sauce and what a great dinner. Thank you for providing this recipe.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 10, 2021

      Hi Jill, sounds delicious! Thank you for sharing your good feedback with us.

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  • Allen
    January 10, 2021

    Great recipe! Super quick and very satisfying. This is one of my wife’s favorite dishes and did not disappoint. I made the recipe per your instructions exactly, but I’d love to play around with the ingredients and see which other spices play well with this.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 10, 2021

      Thank you for your good feedback, Allen. Yes, feel free to play around with the recipe and adjust it according to your personal preference. I hope you love every recipe that you will try!

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  • John
    January 8, 2021

    Made your chicken parmesan recipe and served over gnocchi.
    Thanks much…..very tasty

    Separately, I save most of your recipes and am avid fan of your posts

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 9, 2021

      Aww, that’s the best! Thank you so much for sharing that with me. I’m all smiles!

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  • Dave
    January 8, 2021

    This is so easy and DELICIOUS. Not only do I adore you and your humorous videos but your recipes are wonderfully easy.

    I used my own sauce and I added a spoonful of mayonnaise to the egg dredge and used gluten free spaghetti noodles and breadcrumbs and fresh mozzarella.

    The technique is what I found interesting. Straightforward.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 9, 2021

      That’s just awesome! Thank you for sharing your wonderful review!

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  • Fleeta Stephens
    January 5, 2021

    Thought I laid out frozen breast to thaw out but it wasn’t. It was legs and thighs. So sauce was done. salad done. Spaghetti done. So I just went ahead and used what I had and dinner was great. My husband was loving it and wanted seconds.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      January 5, 2021

      I’m so glad that worked out, Fleeta! Thank you for that wonderful review!

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  • Janice Smith
    January 5, 2021

    I have cooked a lot of your recipes and have loved all of them. I always go to your recipes and have not been disappointment

    Thank You,
    Janice Smith

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      January 5, 2021

      That is so nice, Janice. Thank you so much for always trusting and using my recipes!

      Reply

  • Ellen
    January 4, 2021

    The proper name for this dish is Chicken Parmigiana. Parmesan is the name of a cheese. Just sayin!

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  • irina
    January 3, 2021

    so delicious, i made it for a sunday lunch and my family loved it

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  • Diana E.
    December 27, 2020

    Hi Natasha,
    I made this last week and my family and I loved it!! It was better than any Italian restaurant chicken parm. I’ve been trying your other recipes and I must say you are an outstanding cook. So glad I found you on Facebook!!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 27, 2020

      I’m happy to hear that, Diana. Thank you for sharing your good feedback with us!

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  • Valarie Perkins
    December 21, 2020

    Hi! Natasha, I love your cooking, I will be making the chicken parmesan tonite. Thank You so much for all the great recipes. Well done. I will send you my picture.
    Thanks. Val, Washington, DC

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 22, 2020

      Sounds great, Valerie. I hope you love it!

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  • JohnS
    December 17, 2020

    My favorite Chicken Parmasean was one from Giada. However, this sounded good so I gave it a try sauce and all. Now this is my favorite. My god, tasty, moist and delicious. This is the second great dish I have made from Natasha. First was her chicken Madeira. Best of all.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 17, 2020

      That’s so great! It sounds like you have a new favorite!

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  • Lori Flowers
    December 16, 2020

    I made this tonight for dinner. My family loved it. I have made several of your recipes and they have all turned out great! Thank you for making dinner so easy. Happy Holidays!

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 16, 2020

      Hello Lori, that is so nice of you to share with us. Thank you for your good comments and Happy Holidays to you and your family too!

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  • Chaitrali
    December 15, 2020

    I just had it yesterday

    It was delicious.
    Infact hd a plan to cook this soon
    I just loved the fact that the taste , parmesan cheese and the sauce of it. It taste absolutely delicious. I hd it at a Italian restaurant every since then this is my most fav dish .

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 15, 2020

      And you can now cook this at home anytime you want to! I’m glad you enjoyed this recipe, thanks for your good feedback.

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  • Shamil
    December 12, 2020

    Hi Natasha
    Love your recipes. Question: if i cook the chicken to 165 then add to over for another 15m at 425 won’t that overcook the chicken?

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    • Natasha
      December 14, 2020

      Hi Shamil, you just want to ensure that the chicken is cooked to a safe temperature. The crust and sauce will keep it from overcooking or getting dry.

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  • Mina
    December 9, 2020

    Just made this for dinner, it was so easy and delicious! The chicken is sooo juicy. It’s definitely a keeper for our family.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 9, 2020

      That’s wonderful! I’m so glad you enjoyed this recipe, Mina!

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  • Janet Hutcherson
    December 4, 2020

    Love all your recipes

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      December 4, 2020

      You’re so nice! Thank you!

      Reply

  • Kathy Owens
    December 3, 2020

    Hi your recipe didn’t specify boneless or bone in chicken breast, which is best.
    Thanks

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    • Natasha
      December 3, 2020

      Hi Kathy, I always use boneless chicken breast. I hope you love the chicken parmesan.

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  • Velma
    December 1, 2020

    thanks very much Natasha hoping for some vegetarian recipes

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      December 1, 2020

      You’re welcome! I hope you love this recipe and your suggestion is noted. You may also check out my website for other recipes that you can try.

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  • ROSEMARY GARCIA
    November 30, 2020

    Hi,
    I just started to watch your videos and they are awesome. I made your Chicken Parmesan and home made Marinara sauce and it was amazing!! My husband loved it. Thank you for the great videos and recipes!!

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 30, 2020

      You’re welcome! I’m so happy you enjoyed it, Rosemary!

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  • Af
    November 25, 2020

    Can I use a can of diced tomatoes instead or does it turn too chunky for the recipe?

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    • Natasha
      November 25, 2020

      Hi, marinara works best as diced tomatoes are chunky and also watery.

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  • Ben
    November 24, 2020

    Good for the most part BUT BUT BUT the amount of olive oil suggested (around 2 TBSP) didn’t come close to properly cook 1 1/2 lbs. of chicken. I’m a beginner #Easy Chicken Parm. wasn’t easy by your directions because I burned dinner for family All directions where closely followed…

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    • Natasha
      November 24, 2020

      Hi Ben, when making breaded chicken, it is highly recommended to use a non-stick skillet which requires much less oil and is easier to turn, making it less likely to burn. I hope that helps for next time.

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  • Tammy
    November 23, 2020

    Whole family loved it! Just as good as a restaurant.

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 23, 2020

      I’m happy to hear that, Tammy. Thank you for your great review!

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  • Jaime
    November 16, 2020

    What about making ahead of time and freezing?
    We do a big Italian style, Christmas day dinner…if the chicken could be made ahead of time that would help so much. Any tips would be appreciated 🙂

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 16, 2020

      Hi Jaime, we have only enjoyed this fresh, but I imagine if I tried freezing, I think it would be best if you fry it first then freeze it, but you’ll need to bake it longer since it will go into the oven frozen. I think if you froze breaded un-fried chicken, it might be harder to fry later as the breading might get too moist once it’s thawed to saute it properly. I hope this is helpful!

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  • Jaki
    November 15, 2020

    What would you suggest to make this gluten free?

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 15, 2020

      Hello Jaki, unfortunately, I have not tried making a gluten-free version of this recipe to advise. But I think it is worth experimenting with. If you try it, please share with us how it goes.

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  • nancy l alvarado
    November 14, 2020

    where did you get the 3 dishes for the flour, egg, bread crumbs?
    do they snap together?

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  • Sandy Morgan
    November 11, 2020

    Last night I made the chicken parmesan, it was the best I’ve ever had ,my husband wanted to take left overs to work NO LEFT OVERS ,it was absolutely amazing 😁

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    • Natasha's Kitchen
      November 12, 2020

      Love it! I’m so happy to hear that, Sandy. Thank you so much for your great feedback, we appreciate it.

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  • Vera McIntire
    November 9, 2020

    Natasha thank you for making it fun while I m learning new recipes.

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    • Natashas Kitchen
      November 9, 2020

      You’re welcome! I’m so glad you’re enjoying our recipes and videos!

      Reply

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