Thursday, March 19, 2009

Chicken Parmesan with Pasta

An easy meal to make. You can prepare the chicken ahead of time and refrigerate until it's ready to bake.
  • 2 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
  • 1 egg
  • bread crumbs
  • parmesan
  • Italian seasoning
  • pasta sauce
  • cheese (mozzarella-cheddar mixture)
  • pasta
  1. Beat the egg in one bowl.
  2. Combine bread crumbs and parmesan in another bowl in a 1:1 ratio (or to taste). Add seasoning.
  3. Flatten breasts if necessary. Dip in egg, then in dry mixture. Lay in 8x8 baking dish.
  4. Optional: Refrigerate.
  5. Bake at 180C for 30 minutes.
  6. Cook pasta.
  7. Flip chicken. Cover with sauce and cheese. Return to oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  8. Serve pasta in bowls covered with chicken and sauce.
  • increase to 5 breasts, 2 eggs, 1 cup each of crumbs and parmesan.
  • Pan fry the chicken until brown on both sides on medium high heat. Bake with sauce.
    • Fry 4-5 min each side, bake 175C for 25 min.
    • Fry 8-10 min each side, bake 190C for 20 min.

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