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Healthier Chicken Parmesan Recipe

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1 cup whole grain Panko breadcrumbs
4 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese divided use
1 dash sea salt or Himalayan salt
tsp. ground black pepper
tsp. garlic powder
tsp. onion powder
2 large eggs lightly beaten
4 4-oz. raw chicken breasts boneless, skinless
1 cup all-natural marinara sauce, no sugar added
cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1 Tbsp. finely chopped flat leaf (Italian) parsley

1. Preheat oven to 450 F.
2. Lightly coat medium baking sheet with spray. Set aside.
3. Combine bread crumbs, 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder in a small bowl; mix well. Transfer to a plate. Set aside.
4. Place eggs in a shallow dish. Dip each chicken breast in eggs, completely coating, then bread crumbs; coating each evenly on all sides. Place chicken on prepared baking sheet.
5. Bake for 22 to 26 minutes, turning after 15 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle and juices run clear.
6. Preheat broiler on high.
7. Top each chicken breast evenly with marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, and remaining 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese. Return to oven for 2 to 3 minutes, or until cheese is melted.
8. Sprinkle with parsley before serving.

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Preparation Time:
44 mins
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Amount Per Serving (1 chicken breast)
Calories 351 (Calories from Fat 117)
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 183mg 61%
Sodium 740mg 31%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 38g 76%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.




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