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Chicken Parmesan Marinara Bake

This Chicken Parmesan Marinara Bake is the ultimate comfort food. A delicious blend of tender chicken with marinara sauce, melted cheese and Panko crumbs for a irresistible dish everyone will love!

Parmesan Marinara Chicken Bake

My family really loved this Chicken Parmesan Casserole Bake with Panko crumb topping recipe. It’s great served over your favorite pasta with a side salad and crusty bread.

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I’m always looking for new twists on recipes and this one was a hit. If you’re looking for a super delicious, yet still easy chicken marinara recipe, you are going to love this one!

Chicken Parmesan Marinara Casserole

This easy recipe is impressive enough to serve to guests at parties, birthday dinners or church potluck. I like to serve it next to a bowl of pasta so guests can add pasta to their plate and spoon the Chicken Parmesan Marinara Bake over it. So good!

Scroll to the bottom for the printable Chicken Parmesan Marinara Bake recipe!

Parmesan Marinara Chicken Casserole

How To Make Chicken Parmesan Marinara Bake

To get started with this Chicken Parmesan Marinara Bake, gather all your ingredients to make it easier in the kitchen!

You’re going to need olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, chicken breasts, marinara sauce, Italian seasoning, shredded mozzarella cheese, grated Parmesan cheese, Panko crumbs, dried parsley, and butter.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and season the diced chicken with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Heat the oil in a fry pan and sear the chicken on both sides, making sure to only do a few pieces at a time to keep the chicken from steaming.

Chicken Parmesan Marinara Searing Chicken in pan

Pour the marinara sauce into a casserole dish and place the chicken on top. Top with 1/2 cup of mozzarella and 1/2 cup of shredded Parmesan.

Chicken Parmesan Marinara Sauce Process

In a small bowl, combine the Panko, dried parsley, and butter. Sprinkle the Panko on top of the cheese and then sprinkle with the remaining cheese.

Panko Crumbs Mixture For Chicken Parmesan Marinara Bake

Bake for approximately 25-30 minutes or until the cheese is completely melted and golden on top.

Chicken Parmesan Marinara Bake In Oven

Allow the dish to cool for approximately 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Parmesan Chicken Marinara Bake


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Parmesan Marinara Chicken Bake

This Parmesan Marinara Chicken Bake is the ultimate comfort food. A delicious blend of tender chicken with marinara sauce, melted cheese and Panko crumbs for a irresistible dish everyone will love!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Chicken Parmesan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Author Recipes Simple

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, crushed and finely chopped
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes, crushed
  • 3 boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese, divided
  • 3/4 cup panko crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and season the diced chicken with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.

  2. Heat the oil in a fry pan and sear the chicken on both sides, making sure to only do a few pieces at a time to keep the chicken from steaming.

  3. Pour the marinara sauce into a casserole dish and place the chicken on top. Top with 1/2 cup of mozzarella and 1/2 cup of shredded parmesan.

  4. In a small bowl, combine the panko, dried parsley, and butter. Sprinkle the panko on top of the cheese and then sprinkle with the remaining cheese.

  5. Bake for approximately 25-30 minutes or until the cheese is completely melted and golden on top.

  6. Allow the dish to cool for approximately 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

Easy Chicken Parmesan Marinara Bake

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