Chicken Parmesan Served with Zucchini Pasta

One of the most delicious Italian dishes containing a marvellous blend of spices, while it could be served in just over an hour. Perfect for guests or surprising the family with a special meal. The one pan meal offers crispy crust chicken and can be served immediately. Chicken Parmesan with Zucchini pasta also goes well with homemade garlic bread or with a fresh green salad.


Cut 4 zucchini, into spirals using a spiral slicer
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
4 boneless, skinless, chicken breasts cut into halves
salt and ground black pepper to taste

1 cup marinara sauce
Non-stick/cooking spray
4 generous slices of mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated and increase or decrease according to taste
Add together all ingredients listed above


Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking: 12 minutes
Ready to Serve: 32 minutes

Use parchment paper to line a baking
Place zucchini spirals as well as 1 teaspoon salt and in a colander then add the
Some Italian seasoning over the zucchini and fling to coat.
Rest the colander over a bowl until most of the water from the zucchini is drained.

Wrap the halved chicken breasts in plastic wrap and then place it on a work surface; batter into a thickness of 1/4- to 1/2-inches
Detach the plastic wrap from the chicken pieces and season with salt and pepper to taste
Use a low heat to warm the marinara sauce in a saucepan

Coat a non-stick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium-high heat.
Cook chicken in the hot skillet until browned and no longer pink in the centre, which should take around 4 to 5 minutes per side.
Next transfer chicken to the prepared baking sheet.

Set oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven’s broiler.
Over a medium to high heated add the zucchini to the same non-stick skillet
Stir and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, which would take up to a maximum of 4 minutes.

Add marinara sauce over each of the chicken breasts and top with mozzarella cheese.
Place the chicken pieces in a preheated oven until such time as the cheese is melted, which will take about 1 to 2 minutes.