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Modern Chicken Parmigiana

You'll love this easy classic!

Serves 4
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes


  • 4 medium chicken breast fillets, pounded with a mallet until an even thickness
  • 1/4 cup instant polenta
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 8 thin slices pancetta
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 4 Devondale Mozzarella Cheese Slices


  1. Coat the chicken breast in polenta until well covered. Set aside.
  2. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add pancetta and cook until browned. Remove and set aside. Clean pan and heat remaining oil. Add chicken and cook for 4-5 minutes each side until golden brown and cooked through. Transfer chicken to a lined baking tray. Top with cooked pancetta, tomatoes, oregano and finish with a slice of mozzarella.
  3. Place under a preheated grill and cook for 5 minutes or until cheese is golden brown.


  • Veal schnitzel can be substituted for the chicken breast.
  • If pancetta is unavailable substitute prosciutto or ham.
  • If oregano is unavailable substitute with basil.