Get some chicken out and make one of this homemade Italian chicken recipe.
CHICKEN PARMESAN RECIPE
6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
2 TBS olive oil
2 TBS butter, melted
2 eggs, beaten
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup chicken flavored Stove Top stuffing crumbs or Panko crumbs
1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
1-1/2 to 2 cups homemade spaghetti sauce
6 slices Monterey Jack cheese
1 tsp basil
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
kosher salt to taste
cooked spaghetti noodles
PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9x13 dish with vegetable oil.
Pound the chicken breasts until flattened.
Mix the crumbs, parmesan cheese, basil, pepper and salt together on a plate. Place the olive oil, melted butter and minced garlic in a resealable bag. Add the chicken to the olive oil mixture and toss to coat evenly. Then roll into the crumb mixture.
Pour the spaghetti sauce in the bottom of the pan and place the coated chicken breasts on top. Bake for 30 minutes and add the cheese on top of the breasts and bake until cooked or when juices run clear. (another 5 to 10 minutes longer).
Serve over cooked and buttered spaghetti noodles; serve with garlic bread.
NOTE: If you have leftover bread crumbs, drizzle the breasts with
the remaining garlic/oil mixture and sprinkle remaining crumbs over the
breasts before baking them.