Italian-Seasoned Chicken Breasts

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Rose Nguyen

One of the easiest ways to add Italian flavor to chicken is to coat it with Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs and serve with an herbed tomato sauce. The sauce in this recipe uses pantry ingredients that you probably already have on hand.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked extra long-grain rice
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 4 skinned and boned chicken breast cutlets (about 3/4 lb.)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup Italian-seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups Hearty Tomato Blend
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Garnish: shredded Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. 1. Prepare rice according to package directions, adding celery with rice.
  2. 2. Meanwhile, sprinkle chicken with 1/4 tsp. salt and 1/8 tsp. pepper.
  3. 3. Combine breadcrumbs and remaining 1/4 tsp. salt in a shallow dish. Dip chicken in egg; dredge in breadcrumb mixture.
  4. 4. Cook chicken in hot oil in a 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until lightly browned and done. Remove from skillet, and drain well on paper towels. Keep warm.
  5. 5. Heat 2 cups Hearty Tomato Blend in a small saucepan over medium heat 5 to 6 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  6. 6. Toss hot cooked rice with parsley, and place on a serving plate. Top with chicken. Spoon Hearty Tomato Blend over chicken and rice. Garnish, if desired.
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