Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti
You can never have too many main course recipes, so give Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti a try. This recipe serves 4. This recipe covers 31% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains roughly 40g of protein, 16g of fat, and a total of 485 calories. Head to the store and pick up panko, basil, garlic powder, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the flour you could follow this main course with the Apple Tart with Caramel Sauce as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. This recipe is typical of Mediterranean cuisine.
Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.
While pasta cooks, place tomatoes in a food processor; process until almost smooth.
Heat a saucepan over medium-low heat.
Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat.
Add pepper and garlic; cook 1 minute or until fragrant, stirring occasionally.
Add tomatoes and 3/8 teaspoon salt; cook 15 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Stir in chopped basil. Toss 1 cup sauce with pasta; keep warm.
While sauce cooks, split each chicken breast half horizontally to form 2 cutlets (4 total).
Combine flour, garlic powder, and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt.
Sprinkle tops of cutlets with half of flour mixture; pat evenly onto cutlets. Turn cutlets over.
Sprinkle with remaining flour mixture; pat onto cutlets. Shake off any excess flour.
Place egg in a shallow dish.
Combine panko and Parmigiano-Reggiano in another shallow dish. Dip cutlets in egg; dredge in panko mixture.
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and butter to pan; swirl until butter melts.
Add chicken to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until browned and done.
Place chicken on a baking sheet; top evenly with mozzarella. Broil 2 minutes or until cheese melts.
Arrange about 1/2 cup pasta mixture on each plate; top each with 1 cutlet and about 3 tablespoons remaining sauce.
Sprinkle with torn basil, if desired.