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Spaghetti Chicken Parmesan Recipe

Spaghetti Chicken Parmesan Recipe

"I like to make this yummy recipe when I have extra spaghetti sauce on hand," comments Margie Eddy from Ann Arbor, Michigan. "The herbed coating on the tender chicken gets nice and golden," she adds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried oregano, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Hot cooked fettuccine or pasta of your choice

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, 1 teaspoon oregano, basil, salt and pepper. In another shallow bowl, combine the egg and water. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with crumb mixture.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook chicken in butter on both sides until a meat thermometer reads 170°.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the spaghetti sauce, garlic salt and remaining oregano, Cook over medium heat until heated through. Spoon over chicken; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and remaining Parmesan cheese. Serve with pasta. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 326 calories, 16 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 108 mg cholesterol, 1,696 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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