Crispy Chicken Parmesan

Crispy Chicken Parmesan
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Crispy Chicken Parmesan
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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
1169
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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
54g
77%
Sugar
14g
16%
Saturated Fat
12g
50%
Cholesterol
171mg
57%
Carbohydrate, by difference
99g
76%
Protein
74g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
135µg
19%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
57mg
76%
Vitamin E, added
1mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
31µg
34%
Calcium, Ca
303mg
30%
Fiber, total dietary
8g
32%
Folate, total
44µg
11%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
158mg
49%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
31mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
5mg
100%
Phosphorus, P
1183mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
83µg
100%
Sodium, Na
3546mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
431g
16%
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.