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Microwave Chicken Parmesan/Chicken Breast Cacciato

"'I make this moist chicken often in summer when we want something quick and yummy,' writes Roni Goodell, Spanish Fork, Utah. With its golden coating, this entree is special enough for company."
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the tomato sauce, Italian seasoning and garlic powder. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes; stir. Cook at 50% power for 3-5 minutes or until mixture simmers, stirring once; set aside.
  2. In a bowl, combine the crumbs, Parmesan cheese and parsley. Dip the chicken into egg, then roll in the crumb mixture. Place in a lightly greased shallow 3-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 10-12 minutes, rotating a half turn after 5 minutes.
  3. Pour tomato mixture over chicken; sprinkle with mozzarella. Cook, uncovered, at 50% power for 3-5 minutes or until meat juices run clear.

Footnotes

  • This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

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This was delicious! My hubby loved it, as well. However, I didn't microwave this dish. I simmered the sauce on the stove top while I prepared the chicken, then baked the chicken at 350 for 25-30...

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this really did not turn out good at all. I don't frequently use my microwave for cooking as I am never happy with the results. I guess good chicken parm for my family is best in the oven or sto...

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This was delicious! My hubby loved it, as well. However, I didn't microwave this dish. I simmered the sauce on the stove top while I prepared the chicken, then baked the chicken at 350 for 25-30...

I have made chicken parm from scratch many times, and this recipe is the best I have ever tasted. The only substitution I made was italian bread crumbs because I did not have corn flakes. Plus...

We just got done eating this for dinner and it was excellent. I was really leary about cooking this all in the microwave but I think it's probably the best chicken parmesan I have ever had! All ...

Very Good! I only made two chicken breasts though and used a whole 8oz can of tomato sauce- I'm glad I did, I'll use this recipie again making sure I make extra sauce. Thanks for sharing, my h...

WOW!!!! this recipe it's amazing.... very easy.... The only thing I did different was to bake the breast in the convetional oven as I didn't have enough space for them in the microwave. Really r...

The review from my family was, "This is the best thing you've ever made!" I used a 14.5 oz. can of tomato sauce and will use even more next time. Instead of microwaving I baked the breasts for 2...

quick and easy to make - i made it even easier by using about 2 tablespoons mayonaise in place of the egg - and my favorite bottled-marinara sauce - would make again.

I cooked only two chicken breasts. I didn't have cornflakes when I made this, so I used crushed potato chips instead, and it turned out very good. I will be making this recipe again, and when I ...

This was excellent!!! the only thing i changed was instead of cooking it in the microwave i cooked in in the oven. Dh and i both agreed we would do this one again definatly!!