Our Best Chicken Parmesan Recipes

If you ask us, there's no wrong way to make chicken Parmesan — so we rounded up our greatest ideas, from easy weeknight takes to impressive twists on the classic. With these recipes you'll be whipping up grilled options, one-skillet wonders and even sliders in no time at all.

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The Best Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan should have, well, Parmesan. So we not only topped ours with it, but we also added it to the crust for even more flavor and texture.

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Skillet Chicken Parmesan

Think flavorful chicken Parm but with fewer dishes to clean up than usual!

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Southern Fried Chicken Parmesan

Look closely and you will see the secret to this gooey chicken Parmesan: Instead of a thin chicken cutlet, we've thrown in a juicy piece of homemade Southern fried chicken. This might be the ultimate comfort food.

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Chicken Parmesan

Tyler adds an unexpected ingredient to his tomato sauce for a real flavor kick. One bite and you just might start using this ingredient more often.

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Chicken Parm Wings

No one will be pining for gluten when they get a taste of these crispy wings, which include all the signature elements of a classic chicken Parm.

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Chicken Parm Pizza

Pizza is always a good idea, especially when it’s topped with a hearty meat sauce and two kinds of cheese.

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Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Shells

Prepared chicken tenders make for a speedy Parmesan filling in these cheesy stuffed shells. Keep this trick in your recipe box the next time you want to make chicken Parmesan in a flash.

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Chicken Parmesan

Here’s proof you can enjoy all the goodness of chicken Parmesan even when you’re trying to live a healthy lifestyle. A few swaps can help you keep the flavor but cut the fat.

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Lighter Chicken Parmesan

Thanks to Ree's smart shortcuts, comfort food is now only 16 minutes away.

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Healthy Instant Pot Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan in the Instant Pot leaves chicken breast cutlets juicy and tender, and there's just one pot to clean. And it doesn't require a lot of added fat to boot. Serve the chicken with whole-grain pasta, zoodles or steamed vegetables if you like.

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Garlicky Chicken Parm

Garlic lovers, this one’s for you. Seven cloves of garlic give the egg mixture for breading a kick of flavor you never knew your chicken Parm was missing.

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Chicken Parm Rollatini

Rollatini gets a chicken Parm makeover. We rolled chicken cutlets around mozzarella cheese, coated them in Parmesan breadcrumbs and baked them off in a light tomato sauce for a dish that's big on comfort.

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Crispy Chicken Parm Balls

These golden, crunchy balls are like inside-out chicken Parmesan: Gooey cheese is encased in Italian-seasoned chicken. Marinara is the perfect dipping sauce.

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Chicken Parmesan

It’s no surprise that Giada’s fan-favorite recipe has over 550 rave reviews: It’s filled with seasoned chicken cutlets, a simple marinara sauce and melty cheese.

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Chicken Parmesan Lasagna

Our cheesy mashup of chicken Parmesan and baked lasagna is towering with layers of crisp chicken cutlets, tomato sauce and three cheeses. We love this dish hot and bubbly right out of the oven, but it is also delicious rewarmed as leftovers.

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Chicken Parm Sliders

Garlic butter-brushed buns are the perfect complement for Trisha’s breaded chicken breasts. Use your favorite store-bought sauce to make this dish come together in only 45 minutes.

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Skillet Chicken Parmesan with Artichokes

Upgrade your next chicken Parm with frozen artichoke hearts. They’ll add texture and flavor you never knew the classic was missing.

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Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti

Top golden-brown chicken cutlets with a homemade tomato sauce and slices of mozzarella, then bake till bubbly — it doesn’t get much better than that.

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Chicken Parmesan Zucchini Boats

If you’ve run out of delicious ways to use zucchini, let us introduce you to these mouthwatering boats that taste like chicken Parmesan. You can use homemade marinara sauce, but reaching for your favorite jarred variety will help you get this dish on the table in a flash.

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Chicken Parmesan Drumsticks

Here, chicken Parmesan is transformed into a one-pan meal you can eat out of hand. The drumsticks are oven-fried, then topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella and baked until the cheese is gooey.

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Grilled Chicken Parmesan

Skip the pasta and serve your next sauce-and-cheese-topped chicken breasts on baguettes. You won’t regret the change of pace!

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Sunny's Easy Chicken Parmesan

This five-ingredient dish is a weeknight dream come true. Sunny’s shortcuts make it easy but no less flavorful than the classic you’re used to eating.

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Classic Chicken Parmesan

One fan said it all: "This recipe is delicious. The chicken was extremely moist and the sauce is right on the money."

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Grilled Chicken Parmesan

Fire up the grill for a quick route to comfort. These cheesy chicken cutlets cook in only 30 minutes and deliver all the flavor you expect.

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