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Spaghetti Chicken Parmesan

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

"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.
Spaghetti Chicken Parmesan Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups meatless spaghetti sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • Hot cooked spaghetti

Directions

  1. In a shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, 1 teaspoon oregano, basil, salt and pepper. In another shallow bowl, combine egg and water. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with crumb mixture.
  2. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add chicken; cook until a thermometer reads 165°, 5-7 minutes on each side.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine spaghetti sauce, garlic salt and remaining 1/2 teaspoon oregano. Cook over medium heat until heated through. Spoon over chicken; sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and remaining Parmesan cheese. Serve with pasta.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken breast half: 479 calories, 20g fat (10g saturated fat), 182mg cholesterol, 1818mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 50g protein.

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