Don't go to a restaurant for this classic Italian favorite. With just 30 minutes preparation time, this classic chicken Parmesan recipe of breaded chicken, cheese, tomatoes and herb dish can be on the table in less than an hour.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • For sauce, in a medium saucepan cook onion and garlic in hot butter until onion is tender. Carefully stir in the undrained tomatoes, sugar, salt, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes or to desired consistency, stirring occasionally. Stir in basil. Keep warm.

    Advertisement
Instructions Checklist
  • Meanwhile, with a meat mallet, pound each chicken breast half between two pieces of plastic wrap to 1/4-inch thickness.

Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
  • In a shallow dish stir together bread crumbs, the 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, and oregano. In another bowl stir together the egg and milk. Dip chicken breast halves in egg mixture, then in crumb mixture to coat. In a 12-inch skillet cook chicken in hot oil over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Transfer chicken to a serving platter.

Instructions Checklist
  • Spoon sauce over chicken. Top with shredded mozzarella and 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese. Let stand about 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Makes 4 servings.

Veal Parmigiana:

Prepare as above, except substitute 1 pound boneless veal sirloin steak or boneless veal leg round steak, cut 1/2-inch thick for the chicken breast halves. Cut meat into 4, serving-size pieces and pound to 1/4-inch thickness as above.

Creamy Tomato Chicken Parmigiana:

Prepare as above, except after simmering the sauce for 10 minutes or to desired consistency, slowly add 3 tablespoons whipping cream, half-and-half, or light cream, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 3 minutes more and then stir in the basil.Nutrition Facts per 3 ounces chicken + 1/3 cup sauce: 418 cal., 24 g total fat (9 g sat. fat), 152 mg chol., 715 mg sodium, 15 g carbo., 1 g fiber, 34 g pro.Daily Values: 11% vit. A, 24 % vit. C, 19% calcium, 11% iron.Exchanges: 1 Vegetable, 1/2 Other Carbohydrate, 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat, 4 Fat

Nutrition Facts

379 calories; 20 g total fat; 6 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 10 g monounsaturated fat; 137 mg cholesterol; 711 mg sodium. 310 mg potassium; 15 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 34 g protein; 389 IU vitamin a; 14 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 10 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 16 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 182 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Reviews (1)

64 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 34
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 7
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 5
Rating: 5 stars
08/02/2018
Very good! Will make again for sure