20 Minute Skillet Chicken and Spinach Parmesan

Busy nights? No problem! I’ve got you covered with this 20 Minute Skillet Chicken and Parmesan with the help of Ragú Traditional Sauce!

20 Minute Skillet Chicken and Spinach Parmesan | MomOnTimeout.com

Swim season is here and the boys are having so much fun! It’s quite a time commitment but so worth it. The boys get such great exercise and they just LOVE being in the pool.

It is an absolute delight watching Reece and Bryce swim their little hearts out night after night. And let me tell you, when they get home from those practices – they are hungry!

We have practice every evening from 6 p.m.-7 p.m., but starting tomorrow, practice gets moved to 5 p.m. – 6p.m. As you can imagine, this makes dinner time a tad bit tricky.

While I love using my slow cooker on busy nights like these, I’m not always so prepared :) It’s then that I turn to quick, delicious meals like this 20 Minute Skillet Chicken and Spinach Parmesan.

20 Minute Skillet Chicken and Spinach Parmesan | MomOnTimeout.com

It’s packed full of protein and I can get it on the table by the time they finish showering and changing. Mission accomplished.

Eating dinner together is super important to our family. No matter how crazy busy our schedules are, we can always count on mealtimes to bring us together to relax and enjoy good food and excellent company.

20 Minute Skillet Chicken and Spinach Parmesan | MomOnTimeout.com

20 Minute Skillet Chicken and Spinach Parmesan
Serves: 4 servings
  • 6-8 small chicken cutlets or breast filets (1.5-2 lbs)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 Tbls extra virgin olive oil
  • 1½ cups Ragú® Old World Style® Traditional Sauce
  • 2 cup chopped baby spinach
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella
  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Combine panko and parmesan cheese in a small bowl.
  3. Coat the chicken with the bread crumb mixture pressing gently to adhere.
  4. Heat 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large, oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add the cutlets (do in batches to avoid crowding) and cook 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through. (Wipe skillet before repeating with remaining chicken pieces.)
  6. Remove chicken from skillet and pour half of the pasta sauce onto the bottom of the skillet.
  7. Gently lay the chicken on top.
  8. Top each piece of chicken with a couple tablespoons of sauce, ¼ cup chopped spinach, and two tablespoons of mozzarella. Just spoon and sprinkle till it looks right :)
  9. Place in broiler for 2-4 minutes until cheese just begins to turn golden brown.
  10. Serve immediately.

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  1. Thank you for sharing your 20 Minute Skillet Chicken and Spinach Parmesan recipe. I made it last night and we loved it. It’s so much better than any restaurant chicken parmesan we have ever had. Easy, quick and DELICIOUS!!!

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