Chicken Parmesan casserole is the best dish for your dinners, lunches, breakfasts and even for gatherings. The chicken Parmesan casserole will serve as the best dish for all your special events. This dish tastes great especially during winter season. And it is the best dish for all those who love chicken and cheese. You can also give chicken Parmesan casserole to your kids. They will surely enjoy this. This dish is delicious and healthy as well, as it contains chicken, vegetables, eggs and cheese. The calories of this dish vary according to the amount of cheese you will enter in your casserole. It takes approximately 1 hour and 55 minutes to make this yummy dish completely.
Ingredients of chicken Parmesan casserole
- 1 that makes 16 ounce package of rotni pasta
- 1.5 pounds of skinless and boneless chicken. Cut this chicken into small chunks or bite-size pieces
- 2.5 cups of vegetable oil for the purpose of frying
- 2 cups of flour
- 2 tablespoons of garlic powder
- 1 package that makes around 16 ounces of mozzarella cheese
- 1 cup of Parmesan cheese
- 5 beaten eggs
- 2 cups of bread crumbs. It is preferable to have Italian bread crumbs
- 1.5 jars of marinara sauce
- 1 cup of red wine. Red wine must be dried. You can also use Sangiovese as well
Methods of preparation of chicken Parmesan casserole
Firstly add water in a big pot. Keep that that pot on medium heat. Also, add some salt in that water and allow it to boil. After the water has boiled well, put the rotni pasta in it. Stir this pasta properly and allow it to cook. Boil it for 8 minutes. After this, drain the pasta well and keep it separately.
After this, put oil in a large saucepan or a deep-fryer and heat it to around 380 degrees. Also, heat your oven to almost 350 degrees. Now, you must place eggs, flour and bread crumbs in three different bowls.
After this, mix the garlic powder in the bread crumbs. Mix it properly. Now after all this preparation, start picking the chicken pieces and start coating them. You must dip them firstly in the flour, after this dip those in eggs and in the last dip them in the bread crumbs properly. After this, now start putting these coated chicken pieces in hot oil that you have already placed on the heat. Carefully fry them until they become golden brown. This will take approximately 4 minutes.
Now add cooked pasta in the fried chicken pieces. Then mix mozzarella and Parmesan cheese in a big bow. Pour marinara sauce in this cheese mixture and mix. After this, mix this sauce, pasta and chicken properly. Now pour this mixture into a big casserole dish and cover it with the aluminum sheet. After this, bake it for approximately 30 minutes. After this baking process, put more mozzarella cheese at its topping and bake it for more 5 minutes until all cheese melts. Now serve it hot and enjoy.