chicken parmesan

★★★★★ 2
★★★★★ 2
serves 4

Ingredients For chicken parmesan

  • 4
    chicken breasts
  • 8 oz
    uncooked spaghetti
  • 4 oz
    mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 3 c
    pasta sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/2 c
    italian seasoned bread crumbs

How To Make chicken parmesan

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to package directions, including salt. Drain pasta, and keep warm. Chicken should be skinned and boned.
  • 2
    Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap: flatten to ¼-inch thickness, using a meat mallet or rolling pin.
  • 3
    Combine breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese in a shallow dish. Dredge 1 chicken breast half in flour.
  • 4
    Dip in egg; dredge in breadcrumb. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken, flour, egg, and breadcrumb mixture.
  • 5
    Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done.
  • 6
    Place spaghetti evenly on each of 4 gratin dishes. Spoon ½ cup pasta sauce over each serving. Top each with 1 chicken breast half. Spoon ¼ cup sauce over each serving. Sprinkle each serving with ¼ cup mozzarella cheese.
  • 7
    Place gratin dishes on a baking sheet; broil 4 minutes or until cheese melts. Garnish with basil sprigs, if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

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