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Time to change up that fattening Chicken Parmesan Recipe and make it skinny!! This lightened up comfort food dish is super easy to make and made healthier by baking instead of frying among other things. You need to add this Skinny Chicken Parmesan to your weekly dinner rotation!
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Skinny Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Dinner
Servings: 4 -6 servings
Author: Jenn


  • ½ cup dried bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup refrigerated grated parmesan cheese
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1.5 pounds chicken breast filets
  • your favorite marinara or spaghetti sauce
  • mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Mix together bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning in a medium sized bowl.
  • Beat egg in another medium sized bowl.
  • Place chicken in between layers of plastic wrap and pound with mallet until about ¼" thick.
  • Dip each chicken breast in egg and then dredge in bread crumbs. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear.
  • Top each chicken breast with about 2 Tbsp. marinara sauce and about 2 Tbsp. mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake for about 5-10 more minutes, until cheese is melted and sauce is warmed up.
  • Serve with salad, spaghetti squash, or pasta. Enjoy!