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Grilled Chicken Parm with Croutons

Photo: Iain Bagwell
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 30 mins

Serves 4


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (2 lbs.)
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 1-inch-thick slices ciabatta
  • 1 1/2 cups jarred marinara sauce
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced
  • Basil leaves, for garnish, optional

Nutrition Information

  • calories 633
  • fat 30 g
  • satfat 10 g
  • protein 62 g
  • carbohydrate 23 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 186 mg
  • sodium 832 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Heat grill to medium; oil grates. Grease a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Rub chicken all over with 2 Tbsp. oil, then season with salt and pepper. Grill, turning once, until cooked through, 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer to baking dish.

  3. Brush bread with remaining 1 Tbsp. oil and grill, turning once, until golden, about 5 minutes; cut ciabatta into rough cubes. Scatter croutons around chicken. Spoon marinara sauce over chicken and top with cheese. Bake until cheese is melted and bubbling, about 10 minutes. Garnish with chopped basil leaves, if desired. Serve immediately.