Crispy Italian Chicken with Pasta

8 reviews

Pan-fried battered chicken served with delicious pasta marinara. This makes happy bellies!


5 minutes

Prep time

16 minutes

Cook time

789 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Frying pan, Mixing bowl, Whisk, Colander, Pot (small)


Pasta (tagliatelle dry)

Step 1

Cook the pasta according to the package instructions.


Step 2

Set out 3 shallow dishes. Whisk the egg, salt & pepper in the first dish. Add a pinch of paprika (optional).

Flour (all-purpose)
Bread crumbs (plain)
Garlic powder

Step 3

Add the flour & garlic powder to the 2nd dish. Add bread crumbs & a pinch of salt into the 3rd dish. Station the bowls in order of flour, egg & bread crumbs.

Bread crumbs (plain)
Chicken breast
Flour (all-purpose)

Step 4

Thoroughly dredge the chicken in the flour on both sides. Then the egg, then the bread crumbs.

Chicken breast
Bread crumbs (plain)

Step 5

For a crispier coating, dip the chicken in the egg & bread crumbs again!

Pasta (tagliatelle dry)

Step 6

Drain the pasta & set aside.

Olive oil
Chicken breast

Step 7

Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a pan over medium-high heat. When the oil shimmers or reaches a temperature of 325°, add the chicken.

Chicken breast

Step 8

Cook for 2-3 min. Then flip over the chicken. Reduce the heat to medium. Cook for 5 min, or until the chicken is cooked through & crispy.

Chicken breast

Step 9

Transfer the chicken to a paper-towel lined plate.

Pasta (tagliatelle dry)
Marinara Sauce

Step 10

Heat the marinara sauce in the same pan. Once heated, add the drained pasta. Toss to coat the pasta in the sauce.

Chicken breast

Step 11

Slice the breaded chicken.

Parsley (fresh)

Step 12

Serve the chicken alongside the pasta. Garnish with fresh parsley (optional). Season with salt & pepper. Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

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Energy789 cal.
Fat34 g
Carbohydrates73 g
Protein49 g
Fiber3 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Crispy Italian Chicken with Pasta" contains 789 Energy, 34 g of Fat, 73 g of Carbohydrates, 49 g of Protein, 3 g of Fiber.

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