Crispy Chicken Parmesan

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Crispy Chicken Parmesan
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
1145
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
  • 3 cloves garlic or 1½ tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 Cup diced onion
  • 4 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
50g
76%
Sugar
13g
N/A
Saturated Fat
13g
64%
Cholesterol
152mg
51%
Protein
74g
100%
Carbs
103g
34%
Vitamin A
194µg
22%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6.9%
Vitamin B6
0.5mg
24.5%
Vitamin C
36mg
59%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
4mg
20%
Vitamin K
20µg
25%
Calcium
415mg
42%
Fiber
11g
43%
Folate (food)
52µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
52µg
13%
Iron
3mg
18%
Magnesium
86mg
21%
Monounsaturated
7g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
4mg
18%
Phosphorus
427mg
61%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
1014mg
29%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
21.1%
Sodium
2754mg
100%
Thiamin (B1)
0.8mg
50%
Zinc
3mg
19%

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