Steps To Make Chicken Parmesan

Things you’ll need:

Things needed to make Chicken Parmesan

  • Chicken breast fillet – 1
  • Egg – 1 large
  • Grated Parmesan – 2 tablespoons
  • All-purpose flour – ½ cup
  • Garlic powder –1 tablespoon
  • Onion powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Salt –½ teaspoon
  • Black pepper powder  –½ teaspoon

Step 1: Season the chicken breast

Season the chicken breast to make Chicken Parmesan

  • Season the chicken breast with 1 tablespoon garlic powder, 1 tablespoon onion powder, and ½ a teaspoon each of salt and pepper.
  • Massage the seasoning over the entire breast piece to spread it evenly.

Step 2: Coat the chicken breast with Parmesan

Coat the seasoned chicken with grated cheese to make Chicken Parmesan

  • Coat the chicken breast with grated Parmesan cheese on both sides side after seasoning it.

Step 3: Coat the chicken breast with flour, egg, and breadcrumbs

Coat with flour to make Chicken Parmesan

  • Coat the Parmesan-crusted chicken breast with flour.

Whisk an egg to make Chicken Parmesan

  • Whisk an egg.

Coat with egg and bread crumbs on both sides to make Chicken Parmesan

  • Dip the flour- and Parmesan-coated chicken breast into the whipped egg; make sure you coat both sides.
  • For the final layer, coat the egg-covered chicken breast piece in some breadcrumbs for extra crispiness.

Step 4: Fry the coated chicken breast

Heat oil in a pan to make Chicken Parmesan

  • Heat a pan and pour in vegetable oil for frying.

Fry the chicken on both sides to make Chicken Parmesan

  • Add the chicken breast when the oil is hot enough.
  • Fry the chicken on both sides until golden brown.

Step 5: Drain the excess oil

Drain the excess oil with a paper towel to make Chicken Parmesan

  • Drain the excess oil using a paper towel.

Serve and enjoy your deep-fried Chicken Parmesan.

Learn how to make Chicken Parmesan


  • You can use mayonnaise as a dip for the Chicken Parmesan.
  • To know if the oil is ready for cooking, dip a wooden chopstick or skewer in the bottom of the pan. If the tip releases a lot of bubbles the oil is ready for frying.
  • If you want to cook the Chicken Parmesan without using so much oil, you can drizzle it with some olive oil and then bake it at 300 ᵒF for 20-25 minutes until the top is golden brown.

FabHow Tips

  • The recipe mentioned above is for instant, deep-fried Chicken Parmesan; however, you can also make a traditional dish by using an oven.
  • Season and coat the chicken as described above; for an enhanced flavor you can add around 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice to the marinade and then marinate the chicken for a few hours or overnight.
  • Instead of deep-frying the chicken, just sear it in an oiled pan on both sides till it turns a light golden brown.
  • Heat the oven to 350ᵒF and grease a baking dish. Arrange the cooked chicken breast in the baking dish and apply a thick layer of spaghetti sauce on top.
  • Sprinkle some grated Parmesan and mozzarella cheese and bake it in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Your baked Chicken Parmesan is now ready; you can serve it with some garlic bread and spaghetti.
  • For best results place the chicken breast between 2 sheets of plastic wrap and use a meat tenderizer or rolling pin to pound it to a uniform thickness of ½ inch.
  • Alternatively, you can also slice the chicken breast into ½ inch-sized cutlets.
  • You can also serve this dish with homemade mustard sauce for extra kick.
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