Thursday, January 31, 2013

Chicken Parmesan

8 oz. uncooked spaghetti
1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1/3 cup parmesan cheese
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 egg, slightly beaten
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, flattened slightly
18 oz. spaghetti sauce
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Cook and drain spaghetti as directed on package.
In a large resealable plastic bag, mix bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and garlic powder.  Shake each chicken breast in bread crumb mixture; set aside.  In a 12-inch skillet, heat 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil over medium-high heat.  Add chicken breasts; cook 6 - 10 minutes, turning once, until browned.  Pour spaghetti sauce around chicken; sprinkle chicken with remaining bread crumb mixture and mozzarella cheese.  Heat to boiling.  Cover; reduce heat to medium.  Cook 5 - 8 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear and cheese is melted.  Serve with spaghetti.