Norma's Parmesan Chicken Bundles

Norma DeRemer

By
@PApride

I found this recipe years ago and adjusted the ingredients to my own taste and my family and friends love it. I think I'm going to make it again this week end. It's been a while since we've had it. Really good tasting!


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Ingredients

4 oz
(1/2 of 8 ounce package) cream cheese, softened
1 1/4 c
shredded low0moisture part-skim mozzarella cheese, devided
1 pkg
(10 ounce) brozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
6 Tbsp
grated parmesan cheese, divided
6 small
boneless skinless chicken brest halves (1 1/2 pounds), pounded to 1/4 inch thickness
1
egg
10
ritz cracker, crushed (about 1/2 cup)
1 1/2 c
of your favorite spaghetti sauce, heated

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat your oven to 375.
2
Meanwhile, mix chream cheese, spinach, 1 cup mozzarella and 3 tablespoons of parmesan unti well blended and set aside.
3
Place the chicken breast one at a time between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound down to 1/4 inch thickness.
4
When finished with all six chicken breast lay them flat and spread mixture onto each breast.
5
Start at one short end of each breast and roll up chicken tightly and secure with a wooden toothpick if desired and set aside.
6
In a shallow dish, beat eggs.
7
Mix remaining parmesan and cracker crumbs in separate shallow dish.
8
Dip chicken bundles in egg and then roll in crumb mixture.
9
Place seam-sides down in a 13 X 9 inch baking dish that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
10
Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes or until chicken is done.
11
Remove from oven and discard toothpicks if you used them.
12
Serve topped with spaghetti sauce and remaining mozzarella.
13
*These can be made ahead, covered and placed in your refrigerator for up to 4 hours. When ready to serve, uncover and bake at 375 for 35 minutes or until chicken is done.
14
*For something special you can stir chopped freah basil and or sliced bloack olives into spaghetti sauce before heating.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken