Cindy’s Microwave Chicken Parmesan

This is a great summer recipe. It's easy and not much mess to clean up. My family loves it! The chicken stays very moist and leftovers are yummy! Serve over your favorite pasta. I serve over linguini with Alfredo sauce.

Cindy’s Microwave Chicken Parmesan Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cindy’s Microwave Chicken Parmesan for 4 servings:

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 2 eggs
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 (28 ounce) jar chunky marinara sauce (such as Barilla®)
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 teaspoons crushed oregano

Cindy’s Microwave Chicken Parmesan Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook18m
  • Ready In43m

To cook Cindy’s Microwave Chicken Parmesan, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Cindy’s Microwave Chicken Parmesan is about 18 minutes , and you can serve your Cindy’s Microwave Chicken Parmesan within 43 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Cindy’s Microwave Chicken Parmesan easily:

  1. 1 Place chicken breasts between 2 sheets of heavy plastic on a solid, level surface. Firmly pound with the smooth side of a meat mallet to 1/2-inch thickness.
  2. 2 Shake bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, paprika, and parsley flakes together in a large resealable plastic bag.
  3. 3 Beat eggs in a shallow bowl. Dip chicken breasts in beaten eggs; dredge in bread crumb mixture. Dip and dredge each chicken breast once more.
  4. 4 Spray a microwave-safe dish large enough to hold chicken breasts in a single layer with cooking spray. Arrange breaded chicken breasts in the dish. Spray tops of the chicken breasts with cooking spray.
  5. 5 Cook in the microwave at 50% power for 6 minutes. Pour marinara sauce over chicken breasts. Cover and cook at 100% power for 12 minutes. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese and oregano over sauce. Cover dish and let stand until mozzarella cheese melts, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 669 calories; 26.6 grams of fat; 51 grams of carbohydrates; 54.4 grams of protein; 209 milligrams of cholesterol; 1973 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Feb 4th 2019

    Quick , easy and tasty, perfect for those busy or hot days when you don't want to run your oven.

  2. Sep 30th 2018

    Turned out great!