Stuffed Chicken Parmigiana

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This delicious stuffed chicken parmesan is absolutely perfect for those date nights at home. My husband and I love date nights at home where we can have a cozy and romantic dinner without having to go anywhere. This is also a favorite dish to serve when we have an Italian dinner party. Serve it with some penne or a garden salad and garlic bread, makes it a hearty flavorful dinner.

Stuffed Chicken Parmigiana

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 25 min Total Time 35 mins Servings: 4

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Then start by butterflying you chicken breast. To do so, cut the chicken breast down the middle but not cutting all the way through.

  3. Then open the chicken breast and press to flatten. If there is an uneven cut just use a meat mallet or meat hammer to pound until the chicken has an even thickness of 1/4 inch thick.

  4. Take the dried seasonings of oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, salt and black pepper and mix to together in a small bowl. 

  5. Seasonal both sides of the chicken with the dried seasonings and place two slices of mozzarella on one side folding over the other side. 

  6. Dredge the chicken in flour, then in the whisked egg and then into the breadcrumbs.

  7. In a skillet, add the avocado oil and heat on medium heat for 3 minutes. 

  8. Then add your stuffed breaded chicken into the skillet, browning both sides; approximate 5 minutes each side. 

    Tip: To hold you stuff chicken breasts together during this process, you can use tooth picks. Just remember to remove before serving. 

  9. Take a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and place the browned stuff chicken breast.

  10. Place the baking sheet into the preheated oven for 10 minutes until clear juices flowing or internal temperature is 165°F.

  11. Take the baking sheet out for a second and top with some tomato sauce and place back into the oven for 5 more minutes. 

  12. Garnish with fresh basil.

Keywords: delicious, homemade, chicken
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