Quick chicken parmesan

Prep 15 min
Total 40 min
Serves 4

4

Ingredients

4
chicken cutlets, pounded into 1/4-in. thickness
3/4 tsp
salt, divided
1/2 tsp
2
1 1/3 cups
breadcrumbs or panko
2/3 cup
finely grated parmesan
1/4 cup
olive oil, divided
2
garlic cloves, minced
1 1/4 cups
canned diced tomatoes
1/2 cup
basil leaves, divided
1 cup
shredded mozzarella

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 450F. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with oil.
  • SPRINKLE chicken with 1/2 tsp of the salt and pepper. Whisk eggs in a shallow bowl. Stir panko, parmesan and 3 tbsp of the oil in a second shallow bowl.
  • DIP 1 cutlet in egg, then shake off excess. Coat in panko mixture, pressing to adhere. Transfer to prepared baking sheet, then repeat with remaining chicken. Bake 12 min, then flip. Continue baking until tops are crisp, about 8 min.
  • HEAT remaining 1 tbsp oil in a small saucepan over medium-low. Add garlic and cook 30 sec. Add tomatoes, half of the basil and remaining 1/2 tsp salt and cook on low, stirring, 5 min.
  • DIVIDE half of the tomato sauce over chicken pieces and sprinkle with mozzarella. Continue baking until cheese is melted, 3 min. Serve with remaining sauce and garnish with remaining basil.

 

 

Nutrition

Calories 415, Protein 35 g, Carbohydrates 17 g, Fat 23 g, Fibre 1 g, Sodium 908 mg.

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