Healthy Chicken Parm
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp fresh rosemary
  • 1 t chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 4 chicken cutlets (about 3 ounces each) - I like to pound chicken thin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 3/4 C marinara sauce
  • 1/4 C shredded mozzarella
  • 8 tsp freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 TBSP nsalted butter, cut into small pieces
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat oven to 500 degrees.
  2. Blend olive oil and herbs in a small bowl
  3. Brush both sides of chicken cutlets with herb-oil mixture, then sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat large, heave, oven proof sklillet over a high flame. (we use cast iron)
  5. Add chicken cutlets, and cook until brown, about 1 minute per side. Remove from heat.
  6. Spoon marinara sauce over and around chicken.
  7. Sprinkle 1 TBSP of mozzarella, then 2 tsp of Parmesan over each ctlet.
  8. Dot tops with butter pieces.
  9. Place skillet in oven, and bake until cheese melts and cutlets are cooked through, about 5 minutes.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Recipe came from the weekly newspaper Life magazine. March 18, 2005. We made it several times and the recipe vanished. Found it a couple of weeks ago and am very excited to make it soon. I had to put it in here as soon as I found it again (forgot where I put it when I found it.), just incase...