Chicken parmesan

Chicken parmesan

This is my go-to meal when I want to cook something that is full of flavor and quick at the same time!

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 35 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 634 / Protein 56g / Carbohydr. 61g / Fat 18g

Ingredients (2 servings)

1onion
2chicken breasts
800 mltomatoes (canned)
2 tbsporegano
40 gParmesan
80 gbreadcrumbs
2eggs
salt
pepper
vegetable oil for frying
Parmesan for serving

Utensils

large saucepan, large frying pan, cooking tongs, 2 large bowls, food mill, whisk, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Pinot Noir, aged 3 – 5 years
This classic red wine is produced in most of the world’s winemaking regions. Its silky tannin structure complements the tomato and parmesan in this dish.

Step 1

Chicken parmesan

Finely dice onion. Cut each chicken breast into three equal-sized pieces.

cutting board, knife

1 onion / 2 chicken breasts

Step 2

Chicken parmesan

In a large saucepan, sauté onion in some vegetable oil over medium heat for approx. 3 – 4 min. until translucent. Add tomatoes and oregano to pan and cook for approx. 8 – 10 min. until sauce begins to thicken. Season with salt and pepper.

large saucepan, cooking spoon

800 ml tomatoes / 2 tbsp oregano / salt / pepper / vegetable oil for frying

Step 3

Chicken parmesan

In a large bowl, mix together Parmesan and breadcrumbs. Season with salt and pepper.

large bowl, cooking spoon

40 g Parmesan / 80 g breadcrumbs / salt / pepper

Step 4

Chicken parmesan

In a separate large bowl, beat together two eggs until foamy. Using tongs, dip chicken cutlets into the egg mixture and then the breadcrumb mixture. Place on a plate and set aside.

cooking tongs, large bowl, whisk

2 eggs

Step 5

Chicken parmesan

In a large frying pan, sauté chicken in some vegetable oil over medium heat for approx. 2 – 3 min. per side until golden. Set aside.

large frying pan

vegetable oil for frying

Step 6

Chicken parmesan

Strain sauce through a food mill into a large bowl. On a plate, layer tomato sauce and chicken cutlets. Garnish with freshly shaved Parmesan, if desired. Enjoy!

food mill, large bowl

Parmesan for serving

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