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This lightened version of an Italian favorite loses some of the fat but none of the flavor.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 2003


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Recipe Summary

4 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat broiler.

  • Combine 2 tablespoons of Parmesan, breadcrumbs, parsley, basil, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a shallow dish. Place egg white in a shallow dish. Dip each chicken tender in egg white; dredge in the breadcrumb mixture. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 3 minutes on each side or until done. Set aside.

  • Combine 1/8 teaspoon salt, pasta sauce, vinegar, and pepper in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap; vent. Microwave sauce mixture at HIGH 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Pour the sauce over chicken in pan. Sprinkle evenly with the remaining Parmesan and provolone cheese. Wrap handle of pan with foil, and broil 2 minutes or until the cheese melts.

Nutrition Facts

308 calories; calories from fat 30%; fat 10.4g; saturated fat 5.7g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 35.9g; carbohydrates 16.2g; fiber 1.8g; cholesterol 88mg; iron 2.3mg; sodium 808mg; calcium 249mg.