Chicken Parmesan Heroes Recipe

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Misty Craig Modified: March 21, 2022
Chicken Parmesan Heroes Recipe

How To Make Chicken Parmesan Heroes

Put together a wonderful sandwich for lunch with these chicken parmesan heroes that come with crispy breaded meat and a flavorful tomato sauce.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½cupdry bread crumbs
  • ½cupParmesan,grated
  • tspsalt
  • ½tspfresh-ground black pepper
  • 3tbspolive oil
  • 1onion
  • 2clovesgarlic
  • 2cupcanned crushed tomatoes in thick puree,(from a 28-ounce can)
  • pinch dried red-pepper flakes,(optional)
  • cooking oil
  • 4boneless
  • 2eggs
  • 4small hero rolls,(about 6 inches) or other sandwich rolls

Instructions

  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan, ½ teaspoon of the salt, and ¼ teaspoon of the black pepper.

  2. In a large saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil over moderately low heat.

  3. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes until translucent. Add the garlic and stir for 30 seconds.

  4. Stir in the tomatoes, red pepper flakes, and the remaining ¾ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon black pepper.

  5. Bring to a simmer, reduce the heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 20 minutes until thickened. Remove from the heat and cover to keep warm.

  6. Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, heat ¼ to ½ inch of cooking oil over moderate heat until very hot.

  7. Dip each chicken breast into the eggs and then into the bread crumbs, coating well.

  8. Fry in the hot oil, turning once, until golden brown and just cooked through, about 15 minutes in all. Drain on paper towels.

  9. While the chicken is cooking, heat the broiler.

  10. Brush the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil over the cut-side of the rolls and toast under the broiler for about 2 minutes until golden.

  11. Spoon half the tomato sauce onto the bottom half of the rolls.

  12. Top with the chicken, the remaining sauce, and the other half of the rolls.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 409.75kcal
  • Fat: 22.68g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.87g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.20g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.28g
  • Fiber: 4.49g
  • Sugar: 7.84g
  • Protein: 16.07g
  • Cholesterol: 92.62mg
  • Sodium: 775.60mg
  • Calcium: 335.54mg
  • Potassium: 517.71mg
  • Iron: 3.71mg
  • Vitamin A: 86.92µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.93mg
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