Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Healthy Recipe

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Breasts with Crisp Zucchini Chips

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Yield: Makes 2 to 3 breasts, 3 cups chips

for the chips
1 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
1 medium yellow zucchini, thinly sliced
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
1/2 teaspoon coarse pepper
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chiffonade

for the chicken
1 egg
1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon coarse ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary sprigs
1 package (14 ounces) Just BAREâ„¢ Hand-Trimmed Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Fillets Hand-Trimmed Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast Fillets
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley

• On large platter, lay zucchini slices; sprinkle with remaining ingredients. Let stand at room temperature while sautéing chicken or make ahead and refrigerate.
• In shallow bowl, whisk egg.
• In shallow plate, stir together bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, pepper, salt and rosemary. Dip chicken breast in egg then toss in bread crumb mixture to coat. Repeat with remaining breasts.
• In large skillet, sauté chicken breasts in 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium high heat for 6 to 8 minutes per side, or until golden brown. Add additional olive oil while sautéing if necessary. Sprinkle with parsley. Serve with zucchini chips.

Nutritional Information• • PER SERVING • Calories 410 • % Calories from Fat 44% • Total Fat 20g • Saturated Fat 6g • Cholesterol 175mg • Sodium 900mg • Total Carbohydrate 11g • Dietary Fiber 2g • Protein 46g • Sugars 4g • % DAILY VALUE • Vitamin A 25% • Vitamin C 32% • Calcium 34% • Iron 16% • DIETARY EXCHANGES • Lean Meat 6 • Fat 2 • Vegetable 1

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