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Chicken Parmigiana

You work hard all week — you deserve some real comfort food.

Recipe

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Servings: Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 3 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 sprig basil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, sliced into coins
  • 1 cup Italian breadcrumbs
  • 4 ounces mozzarella cheese
  • 200 grams (about 1/2 pounds) thin linguine, cooked
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and pepper

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Pound chicken until 1/3-inch thick. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Dip chicken in the beaten eggs, then roll in breadcrumbs.
  3. Heat oil in a large oven-safe skillet. When oil is hot, brown chicken on all sides. Remove and set aside.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  5. Discard excess oil from pan, leaving about 1 tablespoon of oil in the skillet. Sauté chopped onion and garlic until onions are slightly translucent. Stir in tomato sauce, drop in a sprig of basil, and bring to simmer for 10 minutes. Remove the basil.
  6. Place chicken in the sauce. Sprinkle Parmesan over the chicken and place a round of mozzarella on top of each chicken breast. Transfer to oven and bake at 350°F for 15 minutes, or until cheese has melted and browned.
  7. Serve with linguine, and garnish with parsley.