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Chicken Parmesan Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Paul Hanley
Added: Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 skinned, boneless chicken breast halves(4oz.ea.)
1/2 c. Italian bread crumbs
1/4 c. Grated Locatelli cheese
1/2 tsp. dried Italian seasonings
1/8 tsp. black pepper
1/3 c. flour
2 egg whites, beaten lightly
2 tsp. olive oil
3 c. quick and easy pasta sauce
1 c. shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
2 or 3 fresh basil leaves, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of plastic wrap, flatten to 1/4 inch thick using a mallet or rolling pin.
Combine breadcrumbs, cheese, Italian seasonings, and pepper in shallow dish. Coat each breast half in flour, dip in egg whites, dredge in breadcrumb mixture. Repeat until all breasts are done.
Heat oil in large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken cook 5 minutes on each side or until done.
Place one cup of hot pasta in each of 4 gratin dishes. Spoon 1/2 cup of the hot pasta sauce over each serving. Place 1 chicken breast half on top of each serving. Spoon 1/4 cup of sauce over each serving. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup of mozzarella cheese. Preheat broiler. Place dishes on a baking sheet; broil for 3 minutes or until cheese melts. Garnish with chopped basil.

Serves 4

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I have made this for Marie many times and it is very enjoyable with a nice bottle of red wine and a salad.

 

 

 

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