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Family-Favorite Italian Chicken

Crispy chicken is treated to a jazzed-up sauce in this simple main dish that’s oh, so comforting and good. —Carol Heeren, Parker, South Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Hot cooked angel hair pasta

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the tomato sauce, basil and garlic powder; heat through.
  • Meanwhile, flatten chicken breasts to 1/4-in. thickness. In a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, oregano and salt. In a separate shallow bowl, whisk eggs and water. Place flour in another shallow bowl. Coat chicken with flour, then dip in egg mixture and coat with bread crumb mixture.
  • In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil in batches for 4-6 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Spoon sauce over chicken; sprinkle with cheeses. Serve with pasta.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 483 calories, 25g fat (7g saturated fat), 188mg cholesterol, 1050mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 39g protein.

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