Everything you love about a saucy chicken parmesan entrée loaded into a fluffy puff pastry? It’s almost too good to be true. These cupcakes are a mess free way to get that chicken parmesan experience on the go, and they’re perfect for bringing to your next party or kickback. They taste even better than they look, we promise.

Chicken Parmesan Cups

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:15 minutes
  • Total Time:25 minutes
  • Servings:9 cups
  • Medium


  • 2 chopped chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup chopped white onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 sheet puff pastry
Photo by Clare Beatty
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400°F degrees.

  • Step 2

    Place the olive oil in a skillet and cook chopped onions for a few minutes until starting to turn translucent. Add chopped chicken and cook.

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  • Step 3

    Once the chicken has cooked (no longer pink), add marinara sauce to the skillet and allow to cook for 5 minutes.

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  • Step 4

    Cut puff pastry into 9 pieces and place them in a muffin tin that has been sprayed with cooking spray.

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  • Step 5

    Fill with chicken marinara, top with breadcrumbs, and place in the oven for 10-12 minutes.

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  • Step 6

    Take out and top with parmesan cheese and place back in the oven until cheese has melted, about 2-3 minutes.

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