Chicken Parmigiana

Making food and cooking fun, approachable and hassle-free is what Robert Rosenthal, the author of the new book, Short Order Dad: One Guy’s Guide to to Making Food Fun and Hassle-Free, is all about. Case in point: this recipe for baked chicken parmigiana that requires six ingredients and just four easy-to-execute steps. Check out the ingredients and method below and we’re guessing you’ll soon be a convert to Robert’s refreshing perspective on mealtimes.

Serves 4

Ingredients:
4 skinless boneless chicken breasts
2 tablespoons of olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup of breadcrumbs
1 cup of tomato sauce
4 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded or sliced

Method:
1. Preheat oven at 425°F.

2. Coat chicken breasts with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Roll and press the chicken into crumbs, adhering bread crumbs to both sides of breasts to coat as well as possible.

3. Position breasts onto nonstick baking sheet and into oven. When crumbs begin to brown (about 10 minutes) carefully turn chicken over and continue baking until breadcrumbs are browned and crisp and chicken is cooked through. Top the chicken pieces with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese.

4. Place under broiler and cook until cheese is bubbling.

How else do you like to prepare chicken? Did you adapt this recipe in any way? Share your thoughts below!

ShortOrderDadTitleThis delicious kid-friendly recipe and photo are reprinted courtesy of Short Order Dad: One Guy’s Guide to to Making Food Fun and Hassle-Free by Robert Rosenthal. Publishing May 24, 2016, Robert’s book offers pragmatic cooking tips and simple recipes for the home cook, whether you’re a dad or aspiring beginner chef. Buy the humorous book on amazon.com by clicking here.