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Comfort food gets lightened up with this Skinny Chicken Parmesan! Healthy, easy and totally delicious!

Skinny Chicken Parmesan Recipe

A favorite dinner classic, served on the light side! This "Skinny" Chicken Parmesan has all the tasty goodness of the classic meal, without the extra calories!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Calories 1161 kcal


  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese grated, refrigerated
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1.5 lbs chicken breast filets
  • your favorite marinara or spaghetti sauce
  • mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray and set aside.

  2. Mix together bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning in a medium sized bowl.
  3. Beat egg in another medium sized bowl.
  4. Place chicken in between layers of plastic wrap and pound with mallet until about ¼" thick.
  5. Dip each chicken breast in egg and then dredge in bread crumbs. Place on prepared cookie sheet. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear.
  6. Top each chicken breast with about 2 Tbsp. marinara sauce and about 2 Tbsp. mozzarella cheese.
  7. Bake for about 5-10 more minutes, until cheese is melted and sauce is warmed up.
  8. Serve with salad, spaghetti squash, or pasta. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Skinny Chicken Parmesan Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1161 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 10g63%
Cholesterol 616mg205%
Sodium 1648mg72%
Potassium 2684mg77%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 166g332%
Vitamin A 635IU13%
Vitamin C 8.2mg10%
Calcium 482mg48%
Iron 6.8mg38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.