Need a simple and healthy dinner idea? This baked chicken parmesan dish is perfect for date night or a family meal. Serve it with a side of veggies and pasta for a complete meal. It also tastes great the next day as leftovers. You can reheat in a toaster oven for a single meal or microwave. Enjoy!
Baked Chicken Parmsean
1 ¼ pounds thin sliced chicken breast (5 pieces)
½ cup Italian breadcrumbs
½ cup parmesan cheese, grated
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 slices mozzarella cheese (You can use shredded cheese too.)
1 cup tomato sauce
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
In a bowl, mix together breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese.
In another bowl, add in olive oil.
Lightly coat chicken breast with olive oil, then dip into breadcumb/cheese mixture.
Place chicken breast onto baking sheet. Repeat with remaining chicken breasts.
Bake for 15 minutes. Turn each chicken breast over and bake an additional 5 minutes.
Remove from oven and spoon tomato sauce over each chicken breast. Top with ½ slice of mozzarella cheese. Bake an additional 5 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Top with basil if desired. Serves 4-5.