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Chicken Parmesan (Day 30)

I’ve signed up for a 31-day writing challenge. Every day in October, I post a new slow cooker recipe, a link to a previously posted slow cooker recipe, or a recipe from another blog.

Tomorrow is the last day of the writing challenge. I’m getting ready for my next two series. They won’t be as intense as the 31 writing challenge.

The first series is a countdown to the Thanksgiving series. I have some crockpot meals for the sides and even a turkey recipe for the crockpot. My plan is to have a printable Thanksgiving menu the week before Thanksgiving.

The second series is a countdown to Christmas. I already have recipes for the I’m Hungry cooking blog. We are going to revisit some of our favorite Christmas cookies and treats. The Imaginative One loves this time of the year because he loves taste-testing the goodies.

I’ve already tasted two of the recipes for the countdown to Christmas. Both the Wee One and the Imaginative One LOVED the first one. Only the Wee One has tried the other one. He kept going back for me, so I think that is a sign that he LOVED the other treat.


As I said in other blog posts, we eat dinner with my mother-in-law on Sunday night. Twice during October, we also invited another church member to our Sunday night dinner. On the 11th, I decided to cook chicken Parmesan in the slow cooker. Chicken Parmesan is one of my mother-in-law’s favorite meals. Everyone raved about the deliciousness of the meal.

About half an hour before dinner, I took the chicken out of the crock. I placed the chicken pieces in a casserole dish and then sprinkled Parmesan cheese over the chicken. Then I put it in the oven for a few minutes to allow the cheese to melt. 

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan

Stars of the recipe:

  • 6 chicken tenderloins or 3 chicken breasts cut in half
  • ½ c. panko bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. water
  • 1 jar of your favorite spaghetti sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • ½ to 1 c. Italian shredded cheese
  • 1 package spaghetti or angel hair pasta, cooked according to package (For serving)


  1. Spray a 5 to 6-quart crockpot with cooking spray.
  2. In a shallow pan, place panko bread crumbs.
  3. In a second pan, place eggs and water combined. (Hint:  Use a fork to poke the yolk.)
  4. Pour a ¼th of the spaghetti sauce into the crockpot.
  5. Dip the chicken into the eggs and water mixture first, and then the panko bread.
  6. Place in the crock. Continue for all pieces of chicken.
  7. Pour the remaining spaghetti sauce over the chicken pieces.  
  8. Sprinkle Italian seasoning over the spaghetti sauce.
  9. Cook on low for 7.5 hours.  
  10. Sprinkle cheese over the chicken. Cook for an additional ½ hour.
  11. Serve over cooked spaghetti or angel hair pasta.

If you enjoyed this recipe, please share it on Facebook or Pinterest. Here is a link to my Facebook page and my Pinterest page.

To check out the rest of the recipes I’ve shared during this challenge, click on this link.

Oh, and please check back during the first week of November. I’m planning a small giveaway. No, it is not a crock pot. More information will be forthcoming about the giveaway.

Happy eating,

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