A quick and easy-baked chicken parmesan recipe made with only 6 ingredients.
The dish consists of breaded chicken breast covered in marinara sauce and mozzarella, parmesan, or provolone cheese. A quantity of ham or bacon is sometimes added.
This recipe though adds vodka to the recipe, the 6th ingredient.
A juicy, saucy, cheesy, undeniably deliciously yummy Italian dish we have all come to love.
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Baked Chicken Parmigiana with Vodka
1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
3 tablespoons spaghetti sauce mix
1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless ( about 6 ounces each)
1/2 cup olive and feta salad dressing*
1/2 cup spaghetti sauce, without meat
1/8th cup vodka+
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
+ If you wish, you can buy a spaghetti sauce that includes vodka – some brands that you can find include Classico, Tonnelli, Rao’s, and Little Italy among others.
* Most “Olive Feta Salad Dressings” found at local markets are a Mediterranean style dressing that is creamy, savory and flavorful. Made with kalamata olives, tangy feta cheese, balsamic and briny capers.
Preheat oven to 350°. In a shallow bowl, combine the first 4 ingredients. Dip chicken in salad dressing, then coat with crumb mixture. Place in a greased 13×9-in. baking dish.
Bake, uncovered, until chicken juices run clear, 40-45 minutes. Drizzle with spaghetti sauces and sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Bake until cheese is melted, 5-7 minutes.
Plate and serve with your favorite side dish or may we suggest:
- Instant Pot Gluten-free Feta Pasta
- Creamy Spinach Parmesan Orzo
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