Bobby Flay shares his recipe for Chicken Parmigiana. He begins by placing a skinless boneless chicken breast in plastic wrap and hitting it with a tenderizer to flatten it to about a half inch. Sep 19, 2018 · Chicken Breast instead of Chicken Thighs:-If cooking with chicken breast instead of thighs, it’s best to butterfly the chicken and sear 2-3 pieces at a time. If the chicken is fairly thin, you could choose to cook it completely on the stove-top, or simply cut the baking time in half. What To Serve with Baked Chicken Thighs: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Remove giblet bag from chicken's cavity. Season cavity well with salt and pepper. Chop up garlic with salt and herbs.