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Simple Italian Chicken Recipe

Simple Italian Chicken Recipe

Feel free to do what I did when I first came upon this recipe...play with the herb ingredients until they suit your family's taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • Hot cooked brussels sprouts, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, oregano, parsley, garlic salt and pepper. Dip chicken breasts in melted butter, then coat with Parmesan mixture. Place in a greased 9-in. square baking dish. Drizzle with any remaining butter. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken juices run clear. Serve with brussels sprouts if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 251 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 556 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.