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Delicious Baked Parmesan Chicken with a creamy mushroom and Parmesan sauce over angel hair pasta is a simple and delicious dinner that the entire family will enjoy.  @NevrEnoughThyme https://www.lanascooking.com/baked-parmesan-chicken
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Baked Parmesan Chicken

Delicious Baked Parmesan Chicken with a creamy mushroom and Parmesan sauce over angel hair pasta is a simple and delicious dinner that the entire family will enjoy.
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 643kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 6 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese divided
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp Italian seasoning
  • 3 lbs chicken pieces
  • Cooking spray
  • 10.5 oz can cream of mushroom soup
  • ½ cup milk
  • Paprika
  • 12 oz angel hair pasta
  • Minced fresh Italian parsley

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a large resealable bag, combine the bread crumbs, 4 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.
  • Add the chicken pieces and shake until well coated with the bread crumb mixture.
  • Place the chicken pieces in a single layer in a baking dish that has been well coated with cooking spray.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. Turn chicken and bake for another 20 minutes.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the soup and milk Spoon evenly over the top of the chicken.
  • Sprinkle lightly with paprika and remaining cheese.
  • Return to oven and bake for an additional 20 minutes or until chicken is tender.
  • Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain well and set aside.
  • Remove the chicken from the oven. Remove the chicken pieces from the pan to a plate leaving most of the sauce in the pan. Skim off excess fat if it seems excessive.
  • Add the drained pasta to the sauce in the baking pan and toss to coat. Serve the chicken over the pasta and garnish with fresh minced parsley.

Notes

Feel free to use the low-fat and/or reduced sodium cream of mushroom soup in this recipe. It works just as well!
Use any combination of chicken pieces for a total weight of about 3 pounds. If using breasts, cooking time will be shorter (by approximately 5 minutes). Be sure to check with a meat thermometer for doneness (165 degrees in the thickest part of the chicken). 
Fresh bread crumbs may be used in place of dry.
Any type of long, ribbon pasta can be substituted. Follow the package directions for cooking the pasta of your choice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 643kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 808mg | Potassium: 531mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 292IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 128mg | Iron: 3mg