Breaded Chicken Recipe

Chicken Parmesan Cupcakes

A fun new twist on a classic family dinner makes these "cupcakes" feel like new.

15 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings


Chicken Mixture

1 pound ground chicken
3 tablespoons Italian-flavored bread crumbs
2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh garlic
1/2 teaspoon onion salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper


1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup Italian-flavored bread crumbs
1 Land O Lakes® Egg, lightly beaten


1/2 cup marinara pasta sauce
4 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli 4 Cheese Italian Blend, cut into quarters


Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray 8 muffin pan cups with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.

Combine all chicken mixture ingredients in bowl; mix well. Shape into 8 meatballs.

Place flour, bread crumbs and egg into separate shallow dishes. Lightly roll each meatball in flour, then beaten egg, then bread crumbs.

Pat each meatball into bottom of each prepared muffin cup, flattening top. Bake 15 minutes. Top each meatball with 1 tablespoon marinara sauce and 2 quarters cheese.

Bake 3-5 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°F and center is no longer pink. Cool 1-2 minutes in pan. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 210

Fat: 10g

Cholesterol: 105mg

Sodium: 480mg

Carbohydrates: 15g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 16g

Recipe #15978©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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