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Crispy Chicken Fritta

Crispy Chicken Fritta is delicious parmesan crusted chicken breasts served over creamy garlic and asiago cheese cavatappi pasta.

Crispy Chicken Fritta is delicious parmesan crusted chicken breasts served over creamy garlic and asiago cheese cavatappi pasta.



Crispy Chicken Fritta is a hearty breaded chicken and pasta recipe.

Crispy Chicken Fritta is delicious parmesan crusted chicken breasts served over creamy garlic and asiago cheese cavatappi pasta.

This cheesy pasta topped with fried chicken is sure to please the whole family.

Crispy Chicken Fritta is delicious parmesan crusted chicken breasts served over creamy garlic and asiago cheese cavatappi pasta.

This chicken fritta recipe takes just under an hour from start to finish and serves four people.

Crispy Chicken Fritta is delicious parmesan crusted chicken breasts served over creamy garlic and asiago cheese cavatappi pasta.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

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To make this parmesan crusted chicken and pasta, I started by cooking some cavatappi pasta according to the instructions on the package.

Then I drained the pasta and set it aside.

cooked cavatappi pasta in a colander

I butterflied two large chicken breasts.

butterflied chicken breasts on a cutting board

Then I cut the chicken breasts in half.

chicken breast halves on a cutting board

I dumped some bread crumbs, all purpose flour, grated parmesan and Italian seasoning into a pie plate.

bread crumbs, flour, Italian seasoning and grated parmesan cheese in a pie plate

Then I stirred all of the ingredients together well.

bread crumb mixture in a pie plate

I poured some milk into a separate pie plate.

milk in one pie plate and bread crumb mixture in another pie plate

I placed one of the chicken breast halves into the bread crumb mixture and turned it over to coat it on both sides.

chicken breast half in bread crumb mixture

Then I dipped the chicken breast in the milk.

chicken breast half in milk

I returned the chicken breast to the bread crumb mixture and coated it well again.

chicken breast being coated in bread crumbs

Then I dipped the chicken breast into the milk a second time.

Finally I returned the chicken breast to the bread crumb mixture and coated it well one last time.

I repeated this process with the remaining three chicken breast halves.

bread crumb coated chicken breasts on a cutting board

Then I heated 1/2 an inch of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Once the oil was hot I placed the chicken breasts in the oil.

bread crumb coated chicken breasts frying in oil in a skillet

I was only able to fit two chicken breast halves at a time.

I cooked the chicken breasts until they were nicely browned on the bottom.

Then I flipped the chicken breasts to brown the other sides.

breaded chicken breast frying in a skillet

Once the chicken breasts were browned on both sides and cooked to an internal temperature of 165F, I transferred them to a wire rack over some paper towel.

Crispy Chicken Fritta is delicious parmesan crusted chicken breasts served over creamy garlic and asiago cheese cavatappi pasta.

Then I dumped some butter into a large skillet over medium heat.

butter in a large skillet

Once the butter was melted I added some garlic puree to the pan.

garlic puree and butter in a skillet

I stirred the butter and garlic puree together well and then added some all purpose flour to the pan.

I stirred until the flour and butter were well combined.

butter and flour mixture cooking in a skillet

Then I continued cooking the mixture for three minutes.

After three minutes I added some chicken broth to the pan.

chicken broth added to skillet with flour and butter mixture

I whisked until the liquid thickened.

Then I added some light cream to the pan.

heavy cream added to thickened broth mixture in a large skillet

I whisked well again.

Then I added some salt, pepper and Italian seasoning to the pan.

Italian seasoning, pepper and salt added to cream and broth mixture

I whisked again.

Then I added the cooked cavatappi to the pan.

cooked cavatappi noodles added to a skillet with cream sauce

I stirred until all of the noodles were coated in sauce.

cavatappi pasta coated in cream sauce in a skillet

Then I removed the pan from the heat and added some shredded asiago cheese.

shredded asiago cheese on top of creamy cavatappi pasta in a skillet

I stirred just until the cheese was melted.

Crispy Chicken Fritta is delicious parmesan crusted chicken breasts served over creamy garlic and asiago cheese cavatappi pasta.

Then I sliced the breaded chicken breasts.

sliced breaded chicken breasts on a cutting board

I served the pasta with the sliced chicken breasts on top.

Crispy Chicken Fritta is delicious parmesan crusted chicken breasts served over creamy garlic and asiago cheese cavatappi pasta.

This crispy breaded chicken and pasta is a family friendly dinner recipe.

Crispy Chicken Fritta is delicious parmesan crusted chicken breasts served over creamy garlic and asiago cheese cavatappi pasta.

You could also serve this crispy chicken over rice or on a salad if you prefer.

If you are looking for a tasty breaded chicken recipe, then you need to try this Crispy Chicken Fritta!

Crispy Chicken Fritta is delicious parmesan crusted chicken breasts served over creamy garlic and asiago cheese cavatappi pasta.

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Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Crispy Chicken Fritta:

  • 12 oz cavatappi pasta
  • 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 1/3 cups bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • vegetable oil for frying

Pasta Sauce

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic puree
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups light cream
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup shredded asiago cheese

How to Make Crispy Chicken Fritta:

  1. Cook pasta according to the directions on the package.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. Butterfly the chicken breasts.
  4. Cut the butterflied chicken breasts in half.
  5. Pour the bread crumbs, flour, parmesan and Italian seasoning into a container and stir well.
  6. Pour the milk into a separate container.
  7. Place one of the chicken breast halves into the bread crumb mixture and flip it to coat both sides well.
  8. Then dip the chicken breast into the milk.
  9. Return the chicken breast to the bread crumb mixture and coat both sides again.
  10. Dip the chicken breast in the milk a second time.
  11. Finally return the chicken breast to the bread crumb mixture a final time and coat it really well.
  12. Repeat this process with the 3 remaining chicken breast halves.
  13. Heat 1/2 inch of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  14. Once the oil is hot place the chicken breasts in the oil.
  15. You may have to cook the chicken in batches.
  16. Cook until the bottoms are nicely browned and then flip.
  17. Continue cooking until both sides are browned and the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165F.
  18. Then set the chicken on a wire rack.
  19. Heat a different large skillet over medium heat for the pasta sauce.
  20. Add the butter to the skillet.
  21. Once the butter is melted, add the garlic puree to the skillet.
  22. Stir the butter and garlic together well.
  23. Add the flour to the skillet and stir well again.
  24. Continue cooking for 3 minutes.
  25. Add the chicken broth to the skillet.
  26. Whisk until the liquid thickens.
  27. Add the cream to the skillet and whisk well again.
  28. Add the Italian seasoning, salt and pepper to the skillet and whisk.
  29. Add the cooked cavatappi to the skillet and stir until all of the pasta is coated in the sauce.
  30. Add the shredded cheese to the skillet and stir just until the cheese is melted.
  31. Slice the chicken breasts.
  32. Serve the pasta with the sliced chicken breasts on top.
  33. Enjoy!

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Yield: 4 servings

Crispy Chicken Fritta

Crispy Chicken Fritta is delicious parmesan crusted chicken breasts served over creamy garlic and asiago cheese cavatappi pasta.

Crispy Chicken Fritta is delicious parmesan crusted chicken breasts served over creamy garlic and asiago cheese cavatappi pasta.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 oz cavatappi pasta
  • 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 1/3 cups bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • vegetable oil for frying

Pasta Sauce

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic puree
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups light cream
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup shredded asiago cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to the directions on the package.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. Butterfly the chicken breasts.
  4. Cut the butterflied chicken breasts in half.
  5. Pour the bread crumbs, flour, parmesan and Italian seasoning into a container and stir well.
  6. Pour the milk into a separate container.
  7. Place one of the chicken breast halves into the bread crumb mixture and flip it to coat both sides well.
  8. Then dip the chicken breast into the milk.
  9. Return the chicken breast to the bread crumb mixture and coat both sides again.
  10. Dip the chicken breast in the milk a second time.
  11. Finally return the chicken breast to the bread crumb mixture a final time and coat it really well.
  12. Repeat this process with the 3 remaining chicken breast halves.
  13. Heat 1/2 inch of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  14. Once the oil is hot place the chicken breasts in the oil.
  15. You may have to cook the chicken in batches.
  16. Cook until the bottoms are nicely browned and then flip.
  17. Continue cooking until both sides are browned and the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165F.
  18. Then set the chicken on a wire rack.
  19. Heat a different large skillet over medium heat for the pasta sauce.
  20. Add the butter to the skillet.
  21. Once the butter is melted, add the garlic puree to the skillet.
  22. Stir the butter and garlic together well.
  23. Add the flour to the skillet and stir well again.
  24. Continue cooking for 3 minutes.
  25. Add the chicken broth to the skillet.
  26. Whisk until the liquid thickens.
  27. Add the cream to the skillet and whisk well again.
  28. Add the Italian seasoning, salt and pepper to the skillet and whisk.
  29. Add the cooked cavatappi to the skillet and stir until all of the pasta is coated in the sauce.
  30. Add the shredded cheese to the skillet and stir just until the cheese is melted.
  31. Slice the chicken breasts.
  32. Serve the pasta with the sliced chicken breasts on top.
  33. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 949Total Fat: 51gSaturated Fat: 26gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 178mgSodium: 1452mgCarbohydrates: 76gFiber: 5gSugar: 10gProtein: 46g

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