Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Chicken Parmigiana

1 whole chicken boned and skinned or 1 bag of boneless skinless chicken
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. freshly ground pepper
1 Tbsp flour
1 egg
1/4 c. soft white breadcrumbs
6 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese, divided
1 Tbsp. olive oil
Tomato Sauce: recipe follows
3 oz. Mozzarella cheese

Season chicken with salt and pepper. Sprinkle lightly with flour and dip chicken into beaten egg. in shallow dish, mix together breadcrumbs and 4 tbsp. of the Parmesan cheese; dredge chicken to coat thoroughly. In small frypan, place olive oil over medium heat; add chicken and cook about 3 min. turn and cook 3 min. more to brown lightly on each side. Place chicken in baking dish, cover with tomato sauce; place Mozzarella cheese on top and sprinkle with remaining 2 tbsp of the Parmesan cheese. Place in 350 degrees F. oven and cook about 15 min., until bubbly. Makes 2 servings.

Tomato Sauce: In small frypan, place 1 1/2 tbsp. olive oil; add 1/2 onion, chopped, and 1 clove garlic, minced; saute about 2 min. Stir in 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce, 2 tbsp oregano, 1/4 tsp. pepper and 1 1/2 tsp. chopped parsley. Cover and simmer 5 min.

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