Thursday, May 28, 2009

Twenty Minute Chicken Parmesan

20-Minute Chicken Parmesan

Serves: 4

Take a traditional favorite, make it low-fat and easy to prepare, and you end up with this chicken entrée. It's so simple, even your kids can help!

4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1-3/4 cups spaghetti sauce
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

1. Place chicken between two sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap; flatten to 1/4 inch thickness, using a meat mallet or rolling pin.
2. Dip chicken in egg, and dredge between breadcrumbs.
3. Cook chicken in butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat until browned on both sides.
4. Spoon spaghetti sauce over chicken; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce, heat and simmer 10 minutes.
5. Sprinkle with cheeses and parsley; cover and simmer 5 additional minutes or until cheeses melt.

NUTRITION INFO (per serving)
Calories: 364.8
Fat: 14.3 g
Carbohydrates: 20.6 g
Protein: 36.7 g

Happy Cooking~ Lisa

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