Chicken Parmesan Is Delicious!
Chicken parmigiana is one of the best food recipes you have ever cooked!
➡️ Many of you have heard of chicken parmesan or chicken parm, but not chicken parmesan, though the same thing. Why? Because Americans tend to simplify and Americanize things, it seems that Italian food Pollo alla parmigiana has turned into Parmesan chicken. By the way, parmigiana means “with Parmesan” in Italian and Parmesan is an Italian cow cheese and the English and American translation of the Italian word Parmigiano-Reggiano.
➡️ Parmesan chicken is extremely popular nowadays and the recipe is cooked in various variants, both at home and in restaurants. Traditionally, chicken parmesan is made by preparing boneless chicken breast like a schnitzel, ie the meat is coated with flour, egg, and breadcrumbs, then fried in hot oil in the pan. Finally, it’s added tomato sauce and mozzarella or parmesan over the fried chicken breast (see details below.)
➡️ Therefore, due to the fact that the chicken breast is fried in oil, many people think that this recipe is not very healthy due to both the oil and the frying. Well, cooking a healthy chicken parmesan recipe is an achievable goal and even an easy task. How? See below!
Cooking Chicken Parmesan Is A Breeze!
➡️ So how do we cook a healthy chicken parmesan recipe? Simple, instead of frying the chicken breast in hot oil from the pan, we bake it in the oven! And so, magically, the unhealthy factor disappears from the recipe! After the chicken breast is cooked through, the recipe is still made according to the authentic method, namely the breaded chicken breast is topped with tomato sauce and parmesan and then served immediately while it’s still hot.
➡️ So, in this healthy chicken parmesan recipe, you will only use skinless and boneless chicken breast. This healthier recipe is the perfect example of using lean chicken breast meat, which provides you with protein but fewer calories. If you don’t know how to make baked chicken breast schnitzel, learn the recipe from here.
➡️ In addition to being healthy, the recipe for cooking chicken parmesan in the oven is very easy. Today there is sliced chicken breast in any supermarket, you just have to prepare it like schnitzel, and then put it in the oven to bake. Meanwhile, you can quickly make a homemade tomato sauce (there are dozens of easy recipes) or use a canned one. Grated Parmesan cheese is also easy to buy. Finally, you just need to assemble the ingredients and dinner is ready! Simple, fast, and extra tasty!
➡️ Chicken parmesan is one of the tastiest boneless chicken breast recipes available today and can be a healthy food as well!
Below is a culinary article that I found interesting about cooking chicken parmesan recipes.
“Creamy Chicken Parm Skillet Pasta can be your new go-to weeknight pasta dish. Cooking pasta traditionally starts with getting a big pot of water on the stove and bringing it to a boil before tossing in the pasta to cook until it’s al dente. That’s how every Nonna in Italy has been doing it forever. So why rethink it?
Then, several years ago, food scientist Harold McGee published an article in the New York Times that proclaimed a big pot of boiling water wasn’t necessary to cook pasta. You only needed enough to cover the pasta, and it doesn’t even have to be boiling. What?[…]”
➡️ Enjoy cooking chicken parmesan recipes from scratch!
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📖 Cooking article by The Passionate Gourmet.