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Thursday, March 29 2012

Spaghetti sauce provides a shortcut to this tasty chicken dinner recipe. Serve it over pasta for a quick dinner idea.

 



 
Saucy Chicken Parmesan
Recipe from 
Servings: Makes 4 servings.
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
 
 
Ingredients
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       skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1 to 1-1/2 pounds)
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        Nonstick cooking spray
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       slightly beaten egg white
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     tablespoon  water
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    3/4  cup  cornflakes, crushed (about 1/3 cup)
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     tablespoons  grated Parmesan cheese
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    1/4  teaspoon  dried Italian seasoning, basil, or oregano, crushed, or 1 teaspoon snipped fresh basil or oregano
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    1/8  teaspoon  black pepper
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    1-1/3  cups  spaghetti sauce
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     ounces  dried spaghetti, fettuccine, or other pasta, cooked according to package directions and drained
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        Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)
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        Fresh herb sprigs (optional)
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Directions

Place each piece of chicken between 2 pieces of plastic wrap. Using the flat side of a meat mallet, lightly pound to flatten slightly (about 1/2 inch thick). Remove plastic wrap.
 

Lightly coat a shallow baking pan with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In a shallow dish combine egg white and the water. In another shallow dish combine crushed cornflakes, the 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, the Italian seasoning, and pepper. Dip chicken pieces, one at a time, into egg mixture; coat with crumb mixture. Place coated chicken pieces in prepared baking pan.
 

Bake in a 400 degree oven about 15 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink (170 degrees F).
 

Meanwhile, in a small saucepan warm spaghetti sauce over low heat. Divide pasta among 4 dinner plates. Place chicken on top of pasta. Spoon spaghetti sauce over chicken. If desired, sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese. If desired, garnish with fresh herb sprigs. Makes 4 servings.
 
Nutrition information
Calories 312, Total Fat 3 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 68 mg, Sodium 566 mg, Carbohydrate 37 g, Fiber 3 g, Protein 34 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 0%. Exchanges: Vegetable .5, Starch 1, Other Carbohydrate 1.5. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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