Crispy Chicken Parmesan

Crispy Chicken Parmesan
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Crispy Chicken Parmesan

Tyson

Crispy Chicken Parmesan

When it's "ciao" time, you can create your own Italian masterpiece in less time....and with a lot less mess.  Use Tyson® Crispy Chicken Strips as a base of the dish, smothered in garlic and a special, homemade basil tomato sauce, then baked golden with melted mozzarella cheese.  Oh my! So good!

4
Servings
1239
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

If you do not have time to make the basil tomato sauce, you can replace with 2 cups of prepared marinara sauce.

Ingredients

  • 2½  Pounds  Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips
  • 8  Ounces  vermicelli pasta
  • 1  Tablespoon  vegetable oil
  • cloves garlic or 1½ tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1  Cup  diced onion
  • Roma tomatoes, seeded, chopped
  • 15  Ounces  diced tomatoes, canned, with juice
  • 16  Ounces  tomato sauce
  • 2  Tablespoons  tomato paste
  • 1½  Teaspoon  salt
  • ½  Teaspoon  pepper
  • ¼  Cup  fresh basil
  • 8  Ounces  fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced

Directions

Prepare Crispy Chicken Strips according to package directions on a foil-lined baking pan.

Prepare pasta according to package directions.

While Chicken Strips and pasta are cooking, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat and sauté garlic and onion for 5 minutes.  Add tomatoes and heat for an additional 5 minutes.  Stir in the cans of diced tomatoes and sauce and bring to a boil.  Boil for 5 minutes.  Reduce heat to low and stir in tomato paste, salt, pepper and basil and continue to heat for 10 minutes.

When Crispy Chicken Strips are cooked, remove from oven and leave on same baking pan.  Place 1 piece of mozzarella cheese on each Chicken Strip and cover with ¼ cup of the basil tomato sauce.  Return to the oven and heat for 5 minutes or until cheese has melted.

Serve over prepared pasta.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
57g
81%
Sugar
36g
40%
Saturated Fat
12g
50%
Cholesterol
159mg
53%
Carbohydrate, by difference
104g
80%
Protein
78g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
330µg
47%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
23mg
31%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
40µg
44%
Calcium, Ca
519mg
52%
Choline, total
38mg
9%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
10g
40%
Folate, total
47µg
12%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
165mg
52%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
30mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
4mg
80%
Phosphorus, P
1393mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
71µg
100%
Sodium, Na
5366mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
408g
15%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

Chicken Parmesan Shopping Tip

Buy whole chickens and ask the butcher to quarter them for you. You will save an average of $5 per pound, or more.

Chicken Parmesan Cooking Tip

Allow meat to rest for at least ten minutes before slicing into it; otherwise, the juices will leak out.