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Cast Iron Skillet Chicken Parmesan Recipe

I have to say that the Skillet Chicken Parmesan recipe is one of the best cast iron skillet recipes that I make. Whether camping or at home, this is the perfect comfort meal.

Cast Iron Skillet Chicken Parmesan Recipe

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Cast Iron Skillet Chicken Parmesan Recipe

With the weather getting cooler, this cast iron skillet Chicken Parmesan recipe is the perfect comfort food. And while it can be made indoors no problem, it also makes the perfect camping meal. 

Boneless chicken breast breaded and smothered with cheese and sauce, served over a bed of spaghetti. Be sure to check out our other Cast Iron Skillet recipes and Chicken Parmesan Meatballs Crescents Bites.

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Makes 4 Servings

Cast Iron Skillet Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipes Ingredients

  • Chicken breasts, pounded to ⅓- 1/2 inch thick
  • Salt and pepper to season chicken
  • Italian seasoned crumbs
  • Oregano
  • Basil
  • Eggs
  • Olive oil to fry
  • Marinara sauce
  • Fresh mozzarella cheese
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Spaghetti cooked
  • Parsley to garnish
  • **For exact amounts, please see recipe card below. 

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Chicken Parmesan Cast Iron Skillet Recipe Instructions

Place your chicken breasts on a large cutting board, trimming any excess fat. Season the chicken liberally with salt and pepper on both sides.

In a shallow bowl mix together the Italian bread crumbs, parmesan, basil, and oregano.

In another shallow bowl whisk together the 2 eggs.

Dip each chicken breast into the egg and then into the bread crumb mixture, making sure its coated evenly.

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In a cast iron skillet add oil to fill the pan until it’s 1/2- inch deep.

Heat the cast iron on medium until it’s hot enough to fry.

Line a large plate with paper towels and set aside.

Place 3- 4 pieces of chicken in the hot oil. Allow the chicken to cook for 4-5 minutes on each side until golden brown.

Transfer the chicken to the paper towel lined plate to soak up excess oil

When all the chicken is cooked pour the frying oil into a glass container to dispose of. Wipe the skillet clean with a paper towel.

Slice your mozzarella into 1 inch thick slices – set to the side.

Pour the half of jar of spaghetti sauce in the skillet and place all the chicken into the sauce and top the chicken pieces with fresh mozzarella cheese and more sauce on top.

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Place the skillet in the oven for 7-10 minutes until the cheese is melted.

Serve immediately over pasta.

Garnish with grated parmesan and parsley.

skillet chicken parmesan for two

 

Yield: 8

Cast Iron Skillet Chicken Parm Recipe

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I have to say that the Skillet Chicken Parmesan recipe is one of the best cast iron skillet recipes that I make. Whether camping or at home, this is the perfect comfort meal.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1½ pounds chicken breasts, pounded to ⅓- 1/2 inch thick
  • Salt and pepper to season chicken
  • 2 cups Italian seasoned crumbs
  • 1 tbsp. Oregano
  • 1 tbsp. Basil
  • 2 eggs
  • Olive oil to fry
  • 1 24 oz jar marinara sauce
  • 1 package ( 1 slice for each chicken )
  • fresh mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pound spaghetti cooked
  • Parsley to garnish

Instructions

  1. Place your chicken breasts on a large cutting board, trimming any excess fat. Season the chicken liberally with salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. In a shallow bowl mix together the Italian bread crumbs, parmesan, basil, and oregano.
  3. In another shallow bowl whisk together the 2 eggs.
  4. Dip each chicken breast into the egg and then into the bread crumb mixture, making sure its coated evenly.
  5. In a cast iron skillet add oil to fill the pan until it's 1/2- inch deep.
  6. Heat the cast iron on medium until it's hot enough to fry.
  7. Line a large plate with paper towels and set aside.
  8. Place 3- 4 pieces of chicken in the hot oil. Allow the chicken to cook for 4-5 minutes on each side until golden brown.
  9. Transfer the chicken to the paper towel lined plate to soak up excess oil
  10. When all the chicken is cooked pour the frying oil into a glass container to dispose of. Wipe the skillet clean with a paper towel.
  11. Slice your mozzarella into 1 inch thick slices - set to the side.
  12. Pour the half of jar of spaghetti sauce in the skillet and place all the chicken into the sauce and top the chicken pieces with fresh mozzarella cheese and more sauce on top.
  13. Preheat the oven to 375' degrees.
  14. Place the skillet in the oven for 7-10 minutes until the cheese is melted.
  15. Serve immediately over pasta.
  16. Garnish with grated parmesan and parsley.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 598Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 166mgSodium: 1248mgCarbohydrates: 63gFiber: 7gSugar: 11gProtein: 35g

Nutrition may vary depending on the products used.

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