Quick and Easy Chicken Parmesan

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Yields: 9 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 35 Mins Total Time: 45 Mins

This quick and easy chicken parmesan is the perfect meal when you don’t have time to cook. Learn how to turn store-bought spaghetti sauce and frozen chicken patties into restaurant quality.

 

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Quick and Easy Chicken Parmesan

Quick and Easy Chicken Parmesan

Yield: 9
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

This quick and easy chicken parmesan is the perfect meal when you don't have time to cook. Learn how to turn store-bought spaghetti sauce and frozen chicken patties into restaurant quality.

Ingredients

Spaghetti Sauce

  • 24 oz spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 3 Tbsp oregano
  • 3 Tbsp basil
  • 3 Tbsp parsley
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp rosemary
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

Spaghetti

  • 1 lb spaghetti noodles
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil or canola
  • 1/4 cup (32 g) dried parsley
  • 2 Tbsp dried or fresh chives
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 tsp sage

Instructions

In a large skillet add 24 oz spaghetti sauce and baking soda. Simmer on low for 1 minute and add butter.

Add to the sauce the herbs and simmer on low for 15 minutes. Stir occasionally.

While the sauce is simmering prepare the pasta according to the package directions. (approximately 8 min)

Drain the pasta and do not rinse. Transfer the pasta back into the pan. Add to the pasta olive oil and the herbs. Mix together until combined. Pasta will appear sticky.

Assemble the Chicken Parmesan

In a 13x9 baking pan coat the bottom of the pan with olive oil.

Spread the pasta into the baking pan making sure the herbs are evenly distributed

Pour in half of the spaghetti sauce and spread over top of the pasta

Place 9 frozen already cooked chicken patties on top of the sauce

Pour in the remaining spaghetti sauce

Sprinkle the top with parmesan cheese

Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on top

Bake in preheated 350 F oven for 35 minutes

After 35 minutes broil for 5 minutes until lightly golden brown

Remove from oven and sprinkle with basil

Notes

Keeps in the refrigerator for 3 to 5 days and the freezer for 2 months. Store in an air-tight container.

Meet Jana

First thing you must know about me... I ♡ FOOD. I have been in an apron in the kitchen with my momma since I was knee-high to a grasshopper. I enjoy cooking..baking.. making smoothies.. doesn't matter!! I love every minute of it. It makes my heart do a little skip dee do, and call it a day. Now I'll go melt some chocola.

 

2 comments on “Quick and Easy Chicken Parmesan


  • Susan
    • February 25, 2021 at 1:51 pm

    This chicken parmesan was so quick to make. I added a can of mushrooms and a can of crushed tomatoes to the sauce. It turned out so yummy. My family really loved it. Definitely will make this again.

    • Jana
      • February 25, 2021 at 3:58 pm

      Sound delicious! So happy you love the recipe.

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