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Chicken Parmigiana for 2 Recipe

Chicken Parmigiana for 2 Recipe

These tender crumb-coated chicken breasts are topped with a savory homemade spaghetti sauce and served over pasta. "You can adjust the seasonings in this dish to your taste. My husband and I like lots of garlic, onion and herbs in everything," writes Heather Powers Sauter of Silver Spring, Maryland.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon each dried basil, thyme and oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free garlic and herb seasoning
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Hot cooked spaghetti

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the tomato sauce, tomatoes, herbs and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until heated through.
  • 2. Meanwhile, place the milk, flour and egg in separate shallow bowls. In another bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and herb seasoning. Dip chicken in milk; roll in flour. Dip in egg, then coat with crumb mixture.
  • 3. In a small skillet, brown chicken in butter over medium heat until golden brown and a meat thermometer reads 170°. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Cover and cook 3-4 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with spaghetti and tomato sauce. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 787 calories, 35 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 244 mg cholesterol, 2,081 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 52 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.