Continue the Italian theme and serve this dish with hot cooked pasta, Insalata Balsamico, and crusty bread.

Recipe by Southern Living July 2008

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Recipe Summary

prep:
13 mins
bake:
20 mins
total:
33 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place each chicken breast half between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap, and flatten to 1/4-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin.

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  • Stir together egg and 1/4 cup water.

  • Combine breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese. Dip chicken in egg mixture; dredge in breadcrumb mixture.

  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add chicken breast halves, and brown on each side.

  • Arrange chicken in a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish or individual gratin dishes.

  • Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 2 minutes or until tender. Add tomatoes; cook 1 minute. Pour mixture over chicken. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese.

  • Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

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