Skillet Chicken Parmesan
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
A quick and easy version of a classic dish!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 2 - Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 - cup(s) chunky spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 - cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese**
  • 1 - cup(s) shredded mozzarella cheese**
  • Side: - pasta
  • Side: - salad
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cook the pasta, as directed.
  2. Halve the chicken breasts, lengthwise.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Sprinkle the chicken breasts with salt and pepper and place them in the skillet. Brown the chicken breast halves on both sides. Stir in the spaghetti sauce and reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  4. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese evenly over each piece of chicken. Then sprinkle the mozzarella cheese evenly over each piece of chicken. Let the heat from the skillet melt the cheeses. Serve immediately.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Skillet Chicken Parmesan over pasta with salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Halve 8 small chicken breasts, lengthwise.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the chicken breast pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 cups of spaghetti sauce

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring the chicken and sauce to the skillet. Cover and cook over low heat for 15 minutes, turning chicken once or twice. Once the chicken is cooked, add the cheeses on top as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Unfortunately, there is not a great dairy-free option for this meal.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free pasta.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Skillet Chicken Parmesan

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and add chicken and sauce to skillet. Cover and cook over low heat for 15 minutes, turning chicken once or twice. Once the chicken is cooked, add the Parmesan and mozzarella cheeses on top.
Serve with pasta and salad.