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Chicken Parmesan Skillet Pasta


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Chicken Parmesan Skillet Pasta

Course Dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 446kcal


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 (24 ounce) jar Rao’s Homemade Marinara Sauce
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 (16 ounce) pkg. uncooked ziti pasta
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella divided
  • 1 Tablespoon butter melted
  • 1/4 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh parsley chopped


  • Heat olive oil in a large oven-safe pot or skillet and add chicken. Season with salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and garlic powder then cook for 6-8 minutes, until the outside is no longer pink.
  • Stir in marinara sauce, water and uncooked ziti and bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Stir in parmesan cheese and 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese until melted.
  • Remove from heat, spread pasta in an even layer in the skillet and sprinkle remaining mozzarella on top. In a small bowl, combine melted butter and breadcrumbs and sprinkle on top.
  • Transfer pan to the oven and broil for 1-2 minutes until breadcrumbs are toasted. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.


MFP:MFF Chicken Parmesan Skillet Pasta
June 2022


Serving: 13.3ounces | Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 31.3g | Protein: 34.4g | Fat: 20.4g

6 thoughts on “Chicken Parmesan Skillet Pasta

  1. 5 stars
    This is an amazing recipe! My whole family loved it!

  2. 5 stars
    This was delicious 🤤 even my picky kid went back for seconds. Will definitely be making this again.

  3. 5 stars
    Really yummy, easy and quick! Do-over!

  4. 5 stars
    Really yummy, easy and quick! Family friendly do-over for sure.

  5. 5 stars
    Very tasty and flavorful!

  6. 5 stars
    This might just be my favorite MFF meal to date! So good and the whole family absolutely loved it.

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