Freezer Meal Recipe: Parmesan Chicken

February 22, 2015 1 Comment | Disclosure

This Parmesan Chicken Freezer Meal Recipe is a family favorite. It is super easy to make and if perfect to pull out of the oven on a busy night and pop it in the oven to bake!

Parmesan Chicken recipe

This recipe is quick and easy.  Just take your boneless skinless chicken breasts and trim off any fat.  Next I would mix the bread crumbs and parmesan cheese together, in a separate bowl I would melt some butter.  Then just dredge the chicken breasts through the butter and then roll in the bread crum mixture.  If you like the stewed tomatoes (I’m not a fan so I use spaghetti sauce) spread along the bottom of a tin foil cake pan then place the chicken breasts on top and sprinkle with mozarella cheese!  Cover with foil and freeze.  To cook, just preheat oven to 350 degrees and pop it in the oven for 90 minutes or until the chicken in cooked through.  If you prefer to defrost it then cook it for 40 minutes at 350 degrees.

Serve over a bed of cooked spaghetti noodles and use extra sauce to cover noodles.  This is great dish on a busy night paired with a cesar salad and breadsticks.

Parmesan Chicken


    One Family Ingredients
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 c. melted butter
  • 2 c. seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 c. mozzarella cheese
  • 1 15 oz. can stewed tomatoes or bottle of spaghetti sauce
  • 1 c. Parmesan cheese
  • Ingredients for 6 Family Servings
  • 24 chicken breasts
  • 3 c. melted butter
  • 12 c. seasoned bread crumbs
  • 9 c. mozzarella cheese
  • 90 oz. can stewed tomatoes or 6 bottles of Spaghetti Sauce
  • 6 c. Parmesan cheese


  1. To prepare to freeze this meal, mix together Parmesan cheese and crumbs in a bowl. In a separate bowl, melt butter. Dip each chicken breast in butter then roll in bread crumb mixture until completely covered in crumbs. Repeat with each breast. Open can of stewed tomatoes (or spaghetti sauce) and spread on the bottom of the foil pan, place breaded chicken on top and sprinkle mozzarella cheese over the chicken. Cover with foil and freeze.
  2. To Cook
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. You can defrost the chicken and cook it covered for 40 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink in the middle. To cook frozen, place it in the oven at 350 degrees and cook covered with foil an hour or 65 minutes until no longer pink in the middle of the chicken.
  4. To Serve
  5. Serve on spaghetti noodles with spaghetti sauce or stewed tomatoes, place chicken on the top.


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  1. I fixed this without any egg…just melted butter, then dredge in bread crumb mixture. Froze immediately, no pre cooking, then followed instructions for baking when ready. Cooked up beautifully and was very tasty!

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