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Baked Chicken Parmesan

Baked Chicken Parmesan made with lean chicken breasts coated with seasoned whole wheat breadcrumbs and topped with mozzarella cheese is a lighter version of this classic Italian recipe, ready in 45 minutes!
Yield 2 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian


  • 1/2 cup whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 2 chicken breasts boneless skinless
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • olive oil spray


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and spray a baking sheet with the olive oil spray.
  • In a medium bowl mix the breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, basil, oregano, garlic salt and black pepper.
  • Butterfly the chicken breasts into four total pieces, dredge them in the egg whites then into the breadcrumbs before placing on the baking sheet.
  • Spray the chicken with the olive oil spray, bake for 20-25 minutes, then spoon the sauce over the middle of the chicken, top with the cheese and bake an additional ten minutes.


Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.


Calories: 577kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 70g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 192mg | Sodium: 2692mg | Potassium: 1333mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1015IU | Vitamin C: 16.7mg | Calcium: 396mg | Iron: 5mg
Keyword: baked chicken parmesan