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Crescent-Wrapped Chicken Parmesan

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Crescent-Wrapped Chicken Parmesan
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 8
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Our Crescent-Wrapped Chicken Parmesan recipe is as simple to make as it is delicious to enjoy. So simple, in fact, that this crescent roll chicken recipe is a perfect dish for your favorite little sous chefs to help with. It's as easy as rolling mozzarella-stuffed chicken in crispy Pillsbury™ Crescents.
Updated Sep 21, 2020

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray; set aside. Season chicken with salt and pepper. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium-high heat; cook chicken in butter 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is well browned on all sides. Remove from skillet; cool slightly.
  • 2
    Cut mozzarella cheese into 8 pieces; cut small slits in side of each chicken tenderloin, and insert piece of mozzarella cheese. Unroll dough; separate into 8 triangles. Place piece of chicken on wide end of triangle; roll dough around chicken, and place on cookie sheet. Repeat for remaining dough and chicken.
  • 3
    In small microwavable cup, microwave remaining 1 tablespoon butter uncovered on High 15 to 30 seconds or until melted. Brush crescents with melted butter; top each with about 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese.
  • 4
    Bake 14 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. In microwavable measuring cup, heat marinara sauce covered on Medium-High (70%) 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through. Serve chicken with heated marinara sauce.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    A side of fresh vegetables rounds out this delicious meal.
  • tip 2
    If desired, top crescent-wrapped chicken with about 1 tablespoon Italian panko bread crumbs before baking. And be sure to serve with grated or shredded Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Information

280 Calories, 14g Total Fat, 21g Protein, 16g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
130
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
7g
34%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
21%
Sodium
560mg
23%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
16g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
6g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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