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Skillet Chicken Parmesan for Two

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Skillet Chicken Parmesan for Two
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 2
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Chicken Parmesan for two, in one speedy skillet with zero fuss -- how can you lose? This is the ultimate weeknight meal where leftovers will be unheard of.

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter
1/4
cup Progresso™ Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs
2
boneless skinless chicken breasts (6 oz each)
1/2
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4
teaspoon salt
1 1/2
cups Muir Glen™ organic tomato basil pasta sauce (from 25.5-oz jar)
1/2
cup water
1
cup uncooked penne pasta
1/2
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
2
tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

Directions

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium heat. Add bread crumbs; stir to coat in butter. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until toasted. Transfer to small bowl; set aside. Wipe out skillet.
  • 2 Rub chicken with Italian seasoning, pepper flakes and salt. In same skillet, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add chicken breasts; cook 5 to 7 minutes, turning once, until chicken is golden brown on both sides. Using tongs, transfer to plate.
  • 3 Carefully add pasta sauce and water to skillet; stir in pasta, and heat to simmering over medium heat. Top with chicken; cover. Reduce heat to low; cook 14 to 17 minutes or until pasta is tender and juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Remove from heat.
  • 4 Top chicken with cheeses. Cover and let stand about 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with bread crumb mixture. Sprinkle with basil.
Tips  

Move chicken around in skillet on both sides to fully coat in butter.

Be careful when adding pasta sauce and water to hot skillet. Pour liquids away from you when adding them to a hot skillet.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
900
(
Calories from Fat
320
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
54%
(
Saturated Fat
16g
78%
,
Trans Fat
1g
)
Cholesterol
165mg
55%
Sodium
1560mg
65%
Potassium
450mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
80g
27%
(
Dietary Fiber
6g
25%
,
Sugars
8g
)
Protein
65g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%
40%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
5 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 5 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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