Things you need: 2 trimmed skinless boneless breasts, 2 eggs, almond meal/flour, salt, pepper, medium size onion, parsley, 3 cans of crushed tomatoes, 2 cloves of garlic, red or white wine, and optional* gluten free noodles. I didn’t have breadcrumbs so i toasted white sandwhich bread and cut it with a knife into tiny pieces. Thanks for the great recipe! I used “Mozzarella and Provolone rustic cut” — worked very well together. I tried it earlier this week. 1 Make the sauce: Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in heavy large saucepan over medium heat. Incidentally, the oven baked version works best if you use cuts of meat that have been pounded very thin. Spoon sauce over chicken pieces. Thanks for waiting. Simmer until sauce thickens, about 10 minutes. Quick question, I have Costco marinara sauce frozen in 2 cup containers (way too much in one jar haha!) I put a lid on it to help melt the cheese and skipped the microwave. Chicken Parmigiana is a traditional and authentic Italian dish. Tender breaded breasts of chicken covered with a rich marinara sauce, melted mozzarella cheese and topped with grated fresh Parmesan cheese. :). Please review the Comment Policy. how many cups of sauce should I use instead of making homemade marinara sauce? Your comment may need to be approved before it will appear on the site. Rather than pounding thin chicken breasts though, my mother uses more flavorful boneless skinless chicken thighs. Bake chicken for 20 minutes. Working in batches if necessary, add chicken and sauté until golden brown and cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. But with tradition comes change. This Chicken Marinara Recipe is awesome thank you for sharing, I made it without the flour because I didn’t have any and it tasted fantastic. Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms and Shallots, Baked Chicken with Cherry Tomatoes and Garlic, Read more about our affiliate linking policy, 4 garlic cloves, finely (about 4 teaspoons), 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper flakes, 9 boneless chicken thighs (skinless or skin-on, your preference), if large pieces, then cut in half. We’re here to help you put dinner (and breakfast and lunch) on the table with less stress and more joy. This baked chicken marinara dish is my mother’s version of chicken parmesan, in that chicken pieces, are breaded, fried, smothered with sauce, topped with Mozzarella, and baked. I’ve made it twice now and each time we’re really loving it. Be sure  to adjust the measurements according to how much chicken you use. This is a wonderful recipe. Note:  You can make your own sauce but, I have found it less expensive and easier to use Muir Glen. Going to be my tried and true. ( Log Out /  Dip the chicken breasts in the almond flour, cereal mixture and then in the milk and egg mixture and then again in the almond flour, cereal mixture. Love this website. Hi Mark, sounds like you needed to cook the chicken a bit longer on the stovetop before it went in the oven. I had a rough idea on how to make this but really wanted a guide. Lightly cover baking dish with unbleached parchment paper. Mix almond flour, cereal and seasonings in shallow bowl and set aside. This post may contain links to Amazon or other partners; your purchases via these links can benefit Simply Recipes. 4 Brown the chicken on the stovetop: Heat 4 Tbsp of olive oil in heavy large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. I like to use chicken tenders but, chicken breasts will work in this recipe. The timing for this recipe was terribly wrong for us – 10 minutes in the oven is NOT ENOUGH time unless you’ve really cut these pieces up into very small chunks. Please do not use our photos without prior written permission. You can also add salt, pepper and garlic for taste. Heat oven to 350°. Breading worked for me well enough ( need to keep temperature lower than medium after a while ). Have these ingredients delivered or schedule pickup SAME DAY! But if you like things saucy, I’d thaw 2 containers just to be safe. Add the garlic and cook a minute more. No gluten, no dairy and less fat, but still amazingly delizioso. Make the sauce: Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in heavy large saucepan over medium heat. Drizzle marinara sauce over chicken. Thanks again. So good on a bun. If you are getting it good and brown on the stovetop on both sides, you just shouldn’t need much time in the oven. Heat, lightly oiled, large skillet over medium-high heat. Tender breaded breasts of chicken covered with a rich marinara sauce, melted mozzarella cheese and topped with grated fresh Parmesan cheese. But I’m gonna try it as well tonight and see how it comes out. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. The meal was excellent the sauce was really well-made and I like the way the shallots kind of brought out some of the flavor. I did everything as mentioned above and had no problem with the breadcrumb outer layer burning. It was outstanding with the sauce and cheese, but the chicken by itself, OMG amazing! I made it last night and it was perfect. After pan frying the coated chicken thighs, I placed it in the oven for about 20 minutes at 350 degrees, then placed the delicious tomato sauce mixture on top and stuck it in the oven. This recipe has been passed down through my family for generations. Definitely need to fry the chicken on med instead of medium-high. Did you know you can save this recipe and order the ingredients for. Put the flour in another separate bowl, and the beaten eggs in another bowl. I made this tonight, and I suggest to SKIP the flour. All three of my kids liked this!! Please try again later. Hope that helps! ( Log Out /  Whisk together the egg and milk in shallow bowl and set aside. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Set chicken in baking dish. Had we done it next time, we would have definitely used flour (we tried to without flour, and the breading kept falling off), and we would have done the sauteeing step with very small pieces of chicken – then baked for 10-15 min. Once the chicken is … Thank you for sharing this recipe, the chicken turned out delicious :). Elise is a graduate of Stanford University, and lives in Sacramento, California. Change ). Lightly drizzle marinara sauce in large baking dish, just to lightly cover bottom of dish. Probably for 3 min each side instead of 4 for that perfect golden brown… Could be my range runs a little hot. I believe you expected to y.coom.the chicken in the pan, when you only brown the outside and let the baking process do half the work. I made this last night and used skinless boneless breasts (force of habit). It ended up tasting good, but it took forever to cook the chicken properly (and by then, we had basically wasted the marinara sauce, breading, and cheese). This dish was so good. Was excellent. Welcome to Sweetly Obsessed, inspiring others towards a healthy gluten and dairy free life. Sprinkle … Add the tomatoes, oregano, and crushed red pepper flakes. Wonderful Recipe.I didn’t have the issue of cooking my chicken too quickly or having it not cooked through enough but that could be because I butterflied my chicken breast to make them thinner and easier to cook. Breaded Chicken Marinara. We decided that the breaded chicken recipe was one of the best ways to prepare chicken EVER. I tried it once and the crumbs and cheese mixture did not adhere well, so I dipped it only in the crumbs and cheese, and that worked fine. Thank you for your Moms recipe.I can’t wait to make it exactly as it’s suppose to be. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. All photos and content are copyright protected. Add the shallots and sauté until tender, about 4 minutes. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Place chicken in skillet and brown the chicken on both sides until golden, about 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Click my username to see the finished result, I only made 1 serving.