Ragu Chicken Parmesan Recipe

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Ragu Chicken Parmesan is a delicious and comforting Italian dish that combines tender chicken breasts with a rich and flavorful tomato sauce, topped with melted cheese. This recipe is perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion. The chicken is first coated in breadcrumbs and then pan-fried until crispy, before being smothered in a homemade ragu sauce and baked to perfection. Serve this dish with pasta or a side salad for a complete meal.

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a shallow dish, combine the breadcrumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, dried oregano, dried basil, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Dip each chicken breast into the beaten eggs, then coat it in the breadcrumb mixture, pressing gently to adhere.