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Microwave Chicken Parmesan

 Microwave Chicken Parmesan
"I make this moist chicken often in summer when we want something quick and yummy," writes Roni Goodell, Spanish Fork, Utah. With its golden coating, this entree is special enough for company.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup cornflake crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the tomato sauce, Italian seasoning
  • and garlic powder. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes; stir.
  • Cook at 50% power for 3-5 minutes or until mixture simmers, stirring
  • once; set aside.
  • In a bowl, combine the crumbs, Parmesan cheese and parsley. Dip the
  • chicken into egg, then roll in the crumb mixture. Place in a lightly
  • greased shallow 3-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on
  • high for 10-12 minutes, rotating a half turn after 5 minutes.
  • Pour tomato mixture over chicken; sprinkle with mozzarella. Cook,
  • uncovered, at 50% power for 3-5 minutes or until meat juices run
  • clear. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 241 calories,

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Microwave Chicken Parmesan (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 121 mg cholesterol, 410 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 33 g protein.
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