Iowa State Chicken Parmesan

"This recipe took 1st place in the Iowa State University cafeteria contest. It was posted in the Des Moines Register in May 1991. It's a bit different using cornflake crumbs. Note: You may need to adjust baking times accordingly if using boneless pieces of chicken. ISU's baking time may be too long!"
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Ready In:
1hr 40mins




  • Combine tomato sauce, Italian seasoning and garlic powder in saucepan; cover and simmer, set aside.
  • Combine corn flake crumbs, parmesan cheese and parsley flakes; mix well.
  • Dip chicken in beaten egg and then roll in crumb mixture. Place in 9 x 13 baking dish sprayed with non-stick coating.
  • Cover with foil and bake at 375* for 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours.
  • Pour seasoned tomato sauce mixture over chicken. Sprinkle mozzarella over top and return dish to oven for 10-15 minutes or until sauce is hot and cheese melts.

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  1. Oh My, this is such a keeper Kathy. Loved the italian taste this you get from this chicken recipe. Followed your recipe exact, but because my oven runs hot, only needed to bake for 1 hour. Served with mashed potatoes. Wonderful crispy/crunchy breading that's so tasty. Just wish I could give more stars!! I am so glad I tagged this for 123HitWonders. A definite keeper in my chicken cook-book here on Zaar. ~
  2. Fabulous! Moist and tender chicken with a nice breading served with a delightful sauce. A+ all the way! I loved how the breading actually stayed on the chicken! We served it over whole wheat spaghetti noodles! Yummy!! Thanks DuChick! Made for AU/NZ Recipe Tag #14.


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