Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins
I got tired of the typical chicken dinners, so I found this in an "All Chicken" cookbook. Although, I did make a few minor changes. If you like mushrooms, this is a great recipe for you. Pasta works as a great side dish.
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
- 1⁄4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
- 1⁄4 cup grated parmesan cheese
- 2 small shallots, chopped (or 1 small yellow onion)
- 1 1⁄2 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 -5 portabella mushrooms, sliced
- 1 tablespoon parsley
- 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
- 4 slices thin mozzarella cheese
- Remove any unwanted fat from chicken (if any).
- Mix together seasoned bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese.
- Press mixture onto both sides of chicken covering well.
- In medium frying pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.
- Add shallots (or onion) and sauté until soft.
- Add mushrooms, parsley and pepper; cook about 5 minutes, turning mixture occasionally.
- Spray casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray.
- Arrange chicken flat into dish.
- Top with mushroom mixture, evenly divided over each piece.
- Preheat oven to 425°F.
- Bake chicken 10-20 minutes.
- Add mozzarella cheese slices over chicken.
- Continue cooking an additional 10-20 minutes.
- Cheese should be melted, not burnt.
- Chicken should be fork tender.
This is a great recipe, it just isn't for me. I should have omitted the parmesan cheese. I did use onions instead of shallots. My servings were half of a breast, so this would serve eight people. I also added garlic to the onions and mushrooms. I used 1/4 slice of provolone cheese on each serving and a sprinkling of mozzarella cheese.
Wonderful aroma and taste. My husband raved about this dish and wants me to make it again. Even though the breading is very light, it tastes like stuffing. Yum. Made my own bread crumbs using Italian Herb Seasoning. Will try Melba Snack Crackers for the crumbs next time. Have read they are excellent for a crumb coating on chicken.
What can I say except,,, YUMMY!!! Was a success in my house. It looked as wonderful as it tasted! Was a goournet dish. Thanks Shannon