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Chicken Parmesan Italiano*
January 4, 2010, 11:07 pm
Filed under: Recipes

2 Tablespoons Italian-style bread crumbs
2 Tablespoons shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
2 Tablespoons reduced-fat feta
1 Tablespoon dried basil leaves
1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
3 Tablespoons olive oil
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

Nonstick cooking spray

1.  Heat oven to 425 degrees.  Line cookie sheet with foil; spray foil with nonstick cooking spray.

2.  In shallow dish, combine bread crumbs, cheeses and basil; mix well.  In small cup or bowl, combine lemon juice and olive oil.

3.  Brush both sides of chicken with lemon juice mixture; coat with bread crumbs.  Place on foil-lined cookie sheet.  Lightly spray chicken with cooking spray.

4.  Bake at 425 for 15-20 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear.

Yield: 2 servings

Suggestions:  Make with whole wheat pasta and vegetables (Ideas: broccoli, asparagus, zucchini or yellow squash).  Serve fruit for an appetizer or dessert (Ideas: strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, or raspberries).

*adapted from Pillsbury: Fast and Healthy Cookbook

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This recipe is super easy and tasty. I usually make breast tenders instead of the whole breast. Each piece is crispy, tender, juicy and healthy. Thank you OC Nutrition!

Comment by Claudia

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