Healthy Chicken Parmesean

Baked Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti Squash

  • Author: Kristina LaRue
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


This Baked Chicken Parmesan is so moist, flavorful, and healthy. With minimal ingredients it’s easy to prepare in a hurry on a weeknight. Serve with spaghetti squash that you can make in the microwave!



  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken breast cutlets {4- 4 ounce pieces}
  • 1/3 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • pinch of salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup part skim mozzarella
  • 1 small spaghetti squash


  1. To prepare chicken parm:
  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  3. Drizzle 9X13 inch baking dish with olive oil.
  4. In shallow dish, combine breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese.
  5. In small bowl, whisk egg and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Coat each chicken breast in egg wash and smother in parmesan breadcrumbs.
  7. Place chicken in prepared baking dish and lightly mist or drizzle tops of chicken with olive oil
  8. Bake chicken for 12 minutes; remove from oven.
  9. Turn oven temperature to broil.
  10. Pour tomato sauce around sides of chicken and sprinkle chicken with mozzarella.
  11. Place chicken back in oven for 3 minutes.
  12. To prepare spaghetti squash:
  13. Pearce holes in spaghetti squash with a fork.
  14. Place spaghetti squash in a microwave safe bowl, and cook on high in microwave for 10 minutes.
  15. Allow squash to cool, and slice in half from stem to end.
  16. Using a fork, scrape inside of squash from stem to end and gather the spaghetti-like strands in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  17. Serve immediately.


  • Serving Size: 1/4 recipe
  • Calories: 312
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 37g