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Crescent-Wrapped Chicken Parmesan

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 8
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This simple and delicious take on Chicken Parmesan will become one of your weeknight dinner favorites. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

8
uncooked chicken tenderloins (about 1 1/4 lb)
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoons butter
2
oz deli mozzarella cheese
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
3
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1
cup marinara sauce

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

A side of fresh vegetables rounds out this delicious meal.

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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
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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