Herbs, Chicken & Parmesan

This Herbed Chicken Parmesan recipe is a family favorite, and provides the ultimate family meal, being both flavorful, and relatively inexpensive.


  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
  • 1 pound chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups jarred tomato-basil pasta sauce
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 (0.6-ounce) slices provolone cheese, cut into thin strips



  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Combine 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, parsley, and basil in a shallow dish; place egg whites in a bowl.
  3. Dip each chicken breast in egg whites, then coat in the breadcrumb mixture.
  4. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add chicken; cook 5 minutes on each side or until chicken is done. Remove pan from heat.
  6. Combine pasta sauce and vinegar in a microwave-safe bowl.
  7. Cover with plastic wrap; vent. Microwave on High for 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated through.
  8. Pour sauce over chicken in pan.
  9. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan and layer provolone over chicken.
  10. Cover, and cook 2 minutes or until cheeses melt.

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