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plate of zoodles, with baked chicken parmesan on top parsley as garnish

Baked Chicken Parmesan & “Pasta”

A healthier twist to a classic favorite! Try this and cut the carbs.

Course dinner
Cuisine Italian
Keyword easy baked chicken parmesan, healthy baked chicken parmesan, oven baked chicken parmesan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 758 kcal
Author Charisse Yu


  • 4 chicken breasts cut in half to make 8
  • 1 C. breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 C. grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp paprika reduce if you like
  • 1/4 tsp italian seasoning
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1/2 pound spaghetti
  • 1 C. marinara sauce home made or store bought
  • 1/2 C. shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • Olive oil spray


  1. Preheat oven to 450F

  2. In a bowl mix breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, paprika, and italian seasoning

  3. Cut chicken breasts in half to make thinner slices

  4. Brush olive oil on each chicken breast on both sides

  5. Dip chicken breast in bread crumbs mixture until fully coated

  6. Spray cooking oil on a baking sheet and add coated chicken breast on sheet. Spray a little oil on top.

  7. Bake for about 15- 20 minutes, then flip over for another 5 minutes

  8. Top with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese and bake again for 1 minute until cheese melts.

  9. Spiralize zucchini (I use this one --> Spiralizer) and cook spaghetti per box directions

  10. Combine zucchini and spaghetti (You can also saute the zucchini in a little butter if desired for a few minutes).

  11. Serve chicken on top of combination zoodles and spaghetti. Mix in marinara sauce in pasta and add chopped spinach (optional)

Nutrition Facts
Baked Chicken Parmesan & “Pasta”
Amount Per Serving
Calories 758 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 122mg41%
Sodium 1303mg54%
Potassium 999mg29%
Carbohydrates 71g24%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 55g110%
Vitamin A 1125IU23%
Vitamin C 14.3mg17%
Calcium 565mg57%
Iron 3.9mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.