Grilled Chicken Parmesan

Classic chicken parm is deep-fried and smothered in cheese — a restaurant portion can top 1,000 calories and 50 grams of fat! My slimmed-down version allows you to enjoy this Italian favorite without delivering a blow to your arteries and waistline.

Joy Bauer

Grilled Chicken Parmesan

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    Ingredients

    4 chicken, breast, boneless, skinless, (6 ounce) 1 cup cheese, mozzarella, part-skim, shredded, (4 ounces)
    1/2 cup marinara sauce

    directions

    Prep: 20 min Total:
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    • 1

      Preheat the broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and coat with oil spray.

    • 2

      Grill the chicken breasts or sauté in a skillet coated oil spray over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes per side, or until no longer pink in the center.

    • 3

      Transfer the chicken breasts to the prepared baking sheet. Top each chicken breast with 2 tablespoons marinara sauce and ¼ cup cheese. Place under the broiler until the cheese is hot and bubbly (or microwave for 30 to 60 seconds to melt cheese).

    notes

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    nutritional information

    Calories:
    277
    Fiber:
    0.5 g
    Fat:
    7 g
    Saturated Fat:
    3 g
    Carbohydrates:
    3 g
    Protein:
    44 g
    Sodium:
    340 mg
    Cholesterol:
    115 g
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