Grilled Chicken Parm Hero

Grilled Chicken Parm Hero
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My skinny substitute allows you to indulge in the Italian favorite without suffering a blow to your arteries and waistline. This cheesy creation is downright delicious and a mere 320 calories. — Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, CDN, nutrition and health expert for NBC’s TODAY show, and author of From Junk Food to Joy Food.
chicken parm
  • 1 large whole-grain roll
  • 1 thin to medium boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 3 heaping tablespoon marinara sauce, store-bought or homemade
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 teaspoon grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese
  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  3. Scoop the insides out of the roll, place the roll on the baking sheet, and lightly toast under the broiler for 1 to 2minutes. Place the roll on a plate and set aside.
  4. In a pan coated with nonstick oil spray, sauté the chicken until it is no longer pink inside, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  5. Transfer the chicken to the baking sheet, top with the marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. Place under the broiler until the cheese is melted and bubbling.
  6. Using a spatula, remove the chicken Parm from the oven and place on a toasted roll