In this lighter version of chicken Parmesan I skip the pan-frying in oil and instead bake lightly-breaded chicken breasts in the oven, then top with sauce and cheese. My family's not big on lots of sauce and cheese, so I just use a little to flavor the dish. Feb 16, · It depends on the size of your chicken breasts. If they're large, you're looking at 20 to 25 minutes. One of the most common mistakes with baked chicken breasts is /5(28).