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Although this dish is traditionally served with a side of pasta, a crisp salad dressed with oil, vinegar, and herbs is also a nice accompaniment.

Source: Everyday Food, May/June 2003
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Cook's Notes

This chicken also makes wonderful leftovers. Reheat it for 10 minutes; try it in a sandwich with a little extra sauce on the side.

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  • ebuckar
    3 AUG, 2013
    Really disappointed. Followed recipe to a T but chicken breasts were still raw in the center after 6 minutes on broil (anymore broiling and the chicken/cheese would be charbroiled). Served it on plates, only to discover it wasn't cooked through! SO. There's a process missing in this recipe to ensure the chicken is cooked through.
    • ALR4315476DW
      24 MAR, 2017
      Pound your chicken first to flatten for faster cooking. Good dish!
    • calumsmom
      14 JUN, 2015
      I just tried this & it was perfect. It's very important to use thin chicken cutlets. Regular breasts won't cook through.
  • ALR4315476DW
    24 MAR, 2017
    It was quick & easy. A friend dropped by as I was getting ready to prepare our dinner. She stayed an hour, which would have pushed out dinner back until 9pm. I had to scratch my original chicken dish and found these from MARTHA Stewart. The dish was delicious, visually appetizing and the family loved it! Just 30 min from start to table. Served with Kale Salad and pasta. Really tasty!
  • MS11421356
    27 SEP, 2016
    The whole family loved it! It will be in the usual rotation now!! Thank you!
  • MS12443729
    26 SEP, 2016
    Missing nutrition information ... recipe is useless without!
  • DomeGirl
    31 JAN, 2015
    I am watching her make these right now on TV...This recipe left out the step of dipping the chicken cutlets into flour. She dipped them in flour, then egg, then bread crumbs. Also, be sure to use chicken "cutlets" which are much thinner than chicken breasts. This was absolutely wonderful! Will make it again.
  • Joshua Harris
    6 AUG, 2013
    U Have To Flatten The Chicken So It Can Cook Evenly... I Think Thats What They Forgot
    • James Brown
      20 JAN, 2015
      I tried this and it turned out awsome. I used italian bread crumbs, and in the egg, i added a cup of milk. So I did the egg mixture, bread crumb mixture(I used parm and romano cheese), dipped it back in the egg mixture, and again into the bread crumb mixture. Double coating. Cooked the chicken like you said on the stove top with olive oil. But I put the chicken in the oven and not broiled. Came out fabulous. I will make again and again and again..... Thank you for this yummy dish.
  • Deirdre1962
    5 APR, 2013
    Our new favorite Chicken Parmesan recipe, simple and delicious!
  • mckennabg
    14 NOV, 2012
    Easy and delicioso!! Grazie Sara...
  • madejo2012
    10 NOV, 2012
    Easy and delicious dish. Thank you for a wonderful recipe!
  • MS11817502
    8 NOV, 2012
    Simple & straight forward recipe. I prefer jack cheese on top, just because of the stringiness of melted mozzarella. This is pretty much the same as the way I've always made mine.

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