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Light Chicken Parmesan

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Light Chicken Parmesan
Take Italian Night to The Next Level with Pillsbury's Garlic Bread Pull-Apart Kit
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
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Progresso® Italian Style Bread Crumbs provide a simple addition to this delicious chicken sprinkled with cheese – a wonderful Italian-style meal ready in just 20 minutes.
Updated Feb 6, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 cup spaghetti sauce
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 3 tablespoons Progresso™ Italian Style Bread Crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon margarine or butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat 6-cheese Italian-recipe blend cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Steps

  • 1
    Heat spaghetti sauce in small saucepan over low heat until thoroughly heated. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, place 1 chicken breast half, boned side up, between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound chicken with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap. Repeat with remaining chicken breast halves.
  • 3
    In shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and margarine; mix well. Add chicken breast halves; turn to coat.
  • 4
    Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until fork-tender and juices run clear, turning once.
  • 5
    To serve, place cooked chicken on serving platter; sprinkle with shredded cheese. Pour warm spaghetti sauce over chicken; sprinkle with parsley.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use mozzarella cheese instead of the Italian-recipe blend cheese.
  • tip 2
    The six-cheese Italian-recipe blend includes natural mozzarella, smoked provolone, parmesan, Romano, fontina and Asiago cheese.

Nutrition Information

240 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 31g Protein, 9g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
80
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
0g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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