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How to Make Chicken Marinara

The recipe for Chicken Marinara is one of the easiest to make. It is a brilliant combination of a few ingredients, a short cooking time, and a heavenly taste. 15 minutes of Preparation time combined with 30 minutes of baking time is what is all that’s needed to make the perfect Marinara Chicken Recipe


For the Chicken

  • 2 tbsp Olive oil 
  • 1.25 pound Boneless Chicken Breast cut into cutlet size pieces
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 cup Breadcrumb
  • 2 Egg 
  • ½ cup Flour
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper

For the Marinara Sauce

  • ½ cup Finely chopped basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • ¾ cup Chopped shallots
  • ½ cup Sliced Mushroom
  • 4 gloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp Oregano
  • 1 ½ Tomato Puree or Paste
  • Salt


The Chicken Marinara Sauce recipe

  • Heat olive oil in a large deep dish skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add shallots, garlic and saute for a few minutes until golden brown
  • Add the Tomato Paste, mushrooms, and chopped basil and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes on medium-high heat
  • Add the oregano and chili flakes along with salt and let it simmer for 15 minutes on low heat

The Chicken Parmesan recipe

  • Pat and dry the chicken cutlets and place them on a large tray.
  • In a large shallow bowl, whisk the two eggs and add a pinch of salt, and set aside. 
  • In another shallow bowl, add half a teaspoon of salt and black pepper to the flour and mix well.
  • In a third shallow bowl, mix and spread out breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese.
  • Place the chicken slices in the flour mixture and cover it well with a thin coating. Pat the excess flour off
  • Dip the flour-coated chicken slice in the egg solution and then follow it by placing it in the breadcrumbs and cheese mixture.
  • ensure that you coat the slices completely with the breadcrumb and cheese mixture. 
  • In a large skillet, heat two tablespoons of olive oil on medium-high heat.
  • Saute the chicken cutlet for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
  • In a large baking tray, spread half of the Marinara sauce evenly and place the chicken cutlet.
  • Coat the chicken Cutlet with the remaining marinara sauce.
  • Top it with a generous amount of mozzarella cheese and let it cook in the oven for 15 minutes at 425 degrees Fahrenheit.