Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe (One Pan and ONLY 6 INGREDIENTS!)

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe uses only 6 ingredients and made in ONE PAN! This is our go-to easy dinner recipe anytime we are craving comfort food. A delicious chicken and pasta recipe everyone in the family will love! Skillet Chicken Parmesan for the win!

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe uses only 6 ingredients and made in ONE PAN! This is our go-to easy dinner recipe anytime we are craving comfort food. A delicious chicken and pasta recipe everyone in the family will love! Skillet Chicken Parmesan for the win!

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe (One Pan and ONLY 6 INGREDIENTS!)

This Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe is our go-to! Often called Chicken Marinara Pasta…it’s delicious, easy, affordable, and crazy addicting!

DO YOU SEE THAT CHEESE? I have a love affair with stretchy cheese. Don’t tell Pat. Actually, he’s quite aware. If comfort food is going to be a favorite at our house…it MUST have stretchy cheese, be super easy to make, and pair well with wine. Is that too much to ask?

This One Pan Chicken Parmesan Pasta Skillet is TO DIE FOR.

Chicken Parmesan Pasta is full of flavor, only 6 ingredients (THAT’S RIGHT), and obviously, the most amount of cheese legally possible. Obviously.

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe uses only 6 ingredients and made in ONE PAN! This is our go-to easy dinner recipe anytime we are craving comfort food. A delicious chicken and pasta recipe everyone in the family will love! Skillet Chicken Parmesan for the win!

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe uses only 6 ingredients and made in ONE PAN! This is our go-to easy dinner recipe anytime we are craving comfort food. A delicious chicken and pasta recipe everyone in the family will love! Skillet Chicken Parmesan for the win!

I have wanted to make something like this for a long time. I’m all about the easy skillet meals, and you wouldn’t believe how easy pasta is to make in a skillet! Just cover that bad boy and it does all the work for you! Virtually zero cleanup (because you will finish all the Chicken Parmesan Pasta, trust me), and no fail. Impress friends or family with virtually no effort at all. Comfort food made easy, that’s my specialty.

Watch me make the Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe in this quick video tutorial to see just how easy it is!

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe uses only 6 ingredients and made in ONE PAN! This is our go-to easy dinner recipe anytime we are craving comfort food. A delicious chicken and pasta recipe everyone in the family will love! Skillet Chicken Parmesan for the win!

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe uses only 6 ingredients and made in ONE PAN! This is our go-to easy dinner recipe anytime we are craving comfort food. A delicious chicken and pasta recipe everyone in the family will love! Skillet Chicken Parmesan for the win!

Tips for making this Chicken Parmesan Pasta with only 6 ingredients:

Usually getting the perfect stretchy cheese shot can be quite a chore. Adding extra around the edges, reheating, snapping hundreds of pics just to get the right one. But not with this recipe. It stays nice and toasty and melty right there in the skillet and there’s so much cheese to go around, you look like a natural right away. How great would spooning that up to your loved ones look on your dinner table? THE. BEST.

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe uses only 6 ingredients and made in ONE PAN! This is our go-to easy dinner recipe anytime we are craving comfort food. A delicious chicken and pasta recipe everyone in the family will love! Skillet Chicken Parmesan for the win!

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe uses only 6 ingredients and made in ONE PAN! This is our go-to easy dinner recipe anytime we are craving comfort food. A delicious chicken and pasta recipe everyone in the family will love! Skillet Chicken Parmesan for the win!

I love that you don’t even need a side dish with this delicious Chicken and Pasta Recipe.

One Pot Meals are great like that. I love to serve it with some crusty bread and call it a day. Oh and some wine. Don’t forget the wine! Wine and pasta…what is it about that combination that just screams COMFORT FOOD! Love it. A must.

This Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe has simple ingredients, flavors, and lots of cheese. The perfect combo. I think you’re going to love this one!

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Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe uses only 6 ingredients and made in ONE PAN! This is our go-to easy dinner recipe anytime we are craving comfort food. A delicious chicken and pasta recipe everyone in the family will love! Skillet Chicken Parmesan for the win!

Skillet Chicken Parmesan is Heaven on Earth. It’s the type of pasta recipe that will make your family ask for seconds and give you confidence when cooking for people. That’s what I’m here for! I never realized how easy cooking could be…until this recipe!

This recipe for Chicken Parmesan Pasta has been a favorite among readers for YEARS and that makes me so happy. We also have a Sheet Pan Chicken Parmesan if you prefer a baked version!

You can see all of the other Reader Favorite Recipes and decide what’s best for dinner tonight! We recommend our Chicken Tacos, White Queso Recipe, Stovetop BurgersStuffed Peppers, Grilled Salmon, or Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes. ALL of those recipes are EASY, trusted, fool-proof favorites. Your family will be obsessed!

Be sure to watch the videos or check out the recipe card below for full details on How to Make Chicken Parmesan Pasta.

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ONE PAN Chicken Parmesan Pasta Skillet, with only 6 ingredients! This is our go-to easy recipe anytime we are craving comfort food. Delicious one pot pasta everyone will love!

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken and mozzarella, chicken parmesan, chicken pasta
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 333 kcal
Author: Becky Hardin

Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe uses only 6 ingredients and made in ONE PAN! This is our go-to easy dinner recipe anytime we are craving comfort food. A delicious chicken and pasta recipe everyone in the family will love! Skillet Chicken Parmesan for the win!

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Italian dressing not the creamy kind
  • 3 chicken breasts boneless, skinless, cut into cubes
  • 16 ounces rigatoni pasta small/medium
  • 1 24 ounce Marinara sauce I love Delallo's
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh basil for garnish optional

Instructions

  1. Heat chicken and Italian dressing in a large 12 inch skillet over medium high heat (If you don't own a large skillet, you can use a stock pot). Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Cook chicken until browned and just cooked through, about 5 minutes depending on thickness of chicken.

  3. Add the box of pasta and the entire jar of marinara. Fill the empty marinara jar with water and add to the skillet. If using a stockpot, use 2 cups water. Lightly stir the mixture to combine.

  4. Bring mixture to a boil and then reduce to a simmer. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until pasta is tender to your liking. ***SEE NOTE

  5. Cover with grated parmesan and then shredded mozzarella. No need to stir. Continue to cook for 2-3 more minutes or until cheese is fully melted. You can also broil the entire skillet for about 4 minutes to make the cheese extra melty!

  6. Top with chopped basil (optional) and serve! Enjoy!

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

***The pasta in the middle of the skillet and underneath will be more tender than the outside pasta. It's okay if those pieces are a bit toastier and less soft. The inside will be plenty soft.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Parmesan Pasta Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 333 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 695mg 29%
Potassium 587mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 47g 16%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 5g
Protein 21g 42%
Vitamin A 9.8%
Vitamin C 8.1%
Calcium 13.5%
Iron 10.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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Sherly
A variety recipe.new to me as well.. Thanks for the tips about ingredients and preparation as well.. Pinned..!
Sherly
A variety recipe.new to me as well.. Thanks for the tips about ingredients and preparation as well.. Pinned..!!!
Dorothy at Shockingly Delicious
I completely agree with your 3 conditions of what makes a fave meal. Wonderful!
Justine | Cooking and Beer
Anytime something is cooked in one pan, I'm sold! This looks so comforting, Becky!
Bintu | Recipes from a Pantry
If I'm going to make anything for dinner odds are it's going to be a one pot meal. thanks for another idea for the arsenal!
Linda Komondy
Anything cooked in just one pan is awesome! I was just looking for something to fix for dinner tonight; I think I've found it! Thanks!
    Becky Hardin
    Wonderful!! I hope you loved it if you ended up making it Linda! Thanks for stopping by :)
Patricia @ Grab a Plate
Everything is better with stretchy cheese ;) And great shot, by the way! No easy feat! Yummy dish!
Michelle @ The Complete Savorist
This is a pasta dish that has a special place in my heart. Ultimate comfort food and it is a one pan dish , win win.
Cyndi - My Kitchen Craze
This pasta looks incredible and only 6 ingredients!! Sold! I just love your photos too. They are always gorgeous! I wish I could style like you. ;)
    Becky Hardin
    OMG thank you! That is seriously so sweet and means so much. Your photos are gorgeous as well! I NEED that strawberry ice cream cake!!
Mariam
this looks super yummy and it made me hungry tbh :D plus your photography is so beautiful <333
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