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Baked Chicken Parmesan Tenders and Pasta

Baked Chicken Parmesan Tenders and Pasta 

 Chicken tenders is the way to go on busy weeknights. This Italian dinner is easy to prepare and oh so delicious. A family favorite around here. Try these baked chicken parmesan tenders and pasta. Taste the deliciousness! 

 

 

This easy recipe is great for a weeknight dinner.

Since the tenders bake up so fast you will have a delicious meal ready for the family in no time at all.

I used a bottled pasta sauce for this recipe along with packaged grated cheese for even more convenience. 

Taking shortcuts is also a good way to go on a busy weeknights. Give this recipe a try, it’s sure to be a winner with your family like it is with mine.

 Baked Chicken Parmesan Tenders and Pasta

Yields 4 servings

What you’ll need to make baked chicken parmesan tenders and pasta… 

 

Here are the ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen pantry and fridge:

  •  all purpose flour
  •  plain or Italian bread crumbs, you can use panko breadcrumbs too
  •  grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 Lb package raw chicken tenders
  •  large or extra large egg
  •  cold water
  • 1 jar pasta sauce, use your favorite brand
  •  grated mozzarella cheese
  •  grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 box pasta, use your favorite kind
  • full printable recipe with amounts below in recipe box

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s how to make chicken parmesan tenders and pasta 

Six simple steps to an Italian meal you’ll want to make over and over again

 

Easy-peasy directions are right below

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray. Take chicken out of package and give a quick cold water rinse then pat dry with paper towels.
  2. In three shallow dishes place egg and water mixture, bread crumbs and 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, and flour in the third dish.
  3.  Coat chicken with flour; dip into egg mixture then bread crumb mixture. Place on cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 17 to 25 minutes, turning over once, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Add sauce over chicken and top with grated mozzarella. Place back in oven for just a few minutes to melt cheese. While chicken is baking, boil water and cook pasta as per directions on box.
  5. Drain pasta and put back in pot. Add sauce to pot and mix with pasta. Heat over low heat.
  6. Place pasta on a serving dish, layer with tenders. Sprinkle remaining 2 tablespoons of parmesan over tenders.

 

Enjoy the deliciousness!

 

 

Here is another easy-peasy weeknight Italian dinner idea to check out….

 

Chicken Peas Pasta With Nonna’s Sauce

 

Baked Chicken Parmesan Tenders

Chicken tenders is the way to go on busy weeknights. This Italian dinner is just delicious. Enjoy!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 main course portions
Author Pam Beth

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup plain or Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4-1/2 lb raw chicken tenders
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp cold water
  • 1 jar marinara sauce
  • 1/2-3/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 box pasta

Instructions

  1. 1.Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray. Take chicken out of package and give a quick cold water rinse then pat dry with paper towels.

    2.In three shallow dishes place egg and water mixture, bread crumbs and 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, and flour in the third dish.

    3. Coat chicken with flour; dip into egg mixture then bread crumb mixture. Place on cookie sheet.

    4.Bake 17 to 25 minutes, turning over once, until chicken is no longer pink in center. Add sauce over chicken and top with grated mozzarella. Place back in oven for just a few minutes to melt cheese. While chicken is baking, boil water and cook pasta as per directions on box.

    5.Drain pasta and put back in pot. Add sauce to pot and mix with pasta. Heat over low heat.

    6.Place pasta on a serving dish, layer with tenders. Sprinkle remaining 2 tablespoons of parmesan over tenders.

Recipe Notes

Enjoy! 

So delicious! 

 

 

 

 

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