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Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan over pasta makes me comfortable and happy.  Today I delivered it to a friend with hopes it does the same for her :) 

Chicken breasts, lightly breaded, pan browned, topped with a basic tomato sauce, mozzarella & Parmesan cheese.  Easy comfort.

Chicken Parmesan

Chicken Parmesan

 

Chicken Parmesan
 
Chicken Parmesan will make you comfortable and happy.
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Recipe type: Entree
Ingredients
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to ½" thickness
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • ½ cup Italian bread crumbs, combined with
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbl. olive oil
  • 3 cups basic tomato sauce
  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Linguini or other favorite pasta
  • Fresh chopped basil leaves
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Dip each pounded chicken breasts into flour, then egg, then crumbs.
  3. Heat olive oil in skillet over med. heat.
  4. Lightly brown each chicken piece, about 1-2 minutes per side.
  5. Place browned pieces in a bakind dish.
  6. Top each breast with ½ cup tomato sauce, reserving 1 cup for pasta.
  7. Top each breast with sliced mozzarella and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 - 20 minutes, until chicken is cooked through and cheese has melted.
  9. Serve over pasta with fresh basil.
Notes
This dish is best served hot from the oven.

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