Chicken Mozzarella

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    whole wheat bread crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 2 tsp
    minced garlic cloves
  • 1/2 c
    skim milk
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 5/8 tsp
    pepper
  • 8
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/4 c
    wheat germ
  • 1 Tbsp
    parsley, fresh minced
  • 8 oz
    tomato sauce
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How To Make

  • 1
    Combine breadcrumbs and wheat germ, set mixture aside.
  • 2
    Trim excess fat from chicken.
  • 3
    Place chicken between 2 sheets waxed paper and flatten to 1/4 inch thickness, using a rolling pin or meat mallet.
  • 4
    Dip chicken in milk, dredge in bread crumb mixture.
  • 5
    Coat a large skillet with cooking spray.
  • 6
    Add oil and place over medium hot heat until hot.
  • 7
    Add chicken to skillet and cook until browned on both sides.
  • 8
    Drain on paper towels.
  • 9
    Pour one third of tomato sauce in bottom of a 13 X 9 X 2 inches casserole dish.
  • 10
    Baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  • 11
    Place chicken breasts in dish.
  • 12
    Pour half of remaining tomato sauce over chicken; sprinkle with parsley, basil, oregano, pepper, garlic and cheese.
  • 13
    Top with remaining tomato sauce.
  • 14
    Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

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