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Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Parmigiana

Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Parmigiana Recipe



Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Parmigiana Recipe. If you’re a fan of Italian cuisine this recipe is a home run.

Crafted with wholesome ingredients like chicken breast, Italian seasoning, and a burst of cheesy goodness, this dish serves up authentic flavors without sacrificing your wellness goals.

So, what’s in the mix? Well, we’ve got chicken breast pounded to perfection, a crisp coating of breadcrumbs and seasonings, and a velvety layer of sauce and cheese to top it off.

Simple ingredients, but when they come together, magic happens. We’re talking about restaurant-quality Chicken Parmigiana right in the comfort of your home.

Wondering what to pair it with? A side of steamed veggies or a simple salad amps up the meal, keeping it balanced and hearty. If you’re in the mood for some carbs, whole-grain spaghetti is always a win.

And let’s get into some tips and tricks. Pounding the chicken to even thickness is key; it ensures consistent cooking. And for those of you wanting that extra crispy layer, make sure to get the skillet nice and hot before adding your chicken.

Get your apron on, and let’s get cooking!

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Weight Watchers Points


4 Points (2022/2023 Plan)

MyWW Points: 4 Blue Plan and 6 Green Plan

4 WW Freestyle Points and 6 Smart Points

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Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Parmigiana

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Best Weight Watchers Italian Chicken Parmigiana Recipe. A hearty and delicious comfort food dinner with boneless skinless chicken breast.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Spray an 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  • Place your chicken between two sheets of wax paper.
  • Use a rolling pin to pound the chicken until it's ¼-inch thick.
  • In one shallow bowl, add egg whites.
  • In another shallow bowl, mix bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, and salt.
  • Dip the chicken into the egg whites, making sure it’s fully coated.
  • Next, dip the chicken into the bread crumb mixture, coating it well.
  • Spray a large skillet with cooking spray.
  • Add oil to the skillet and heat it over medium-high heat. Once it's hot, add the chicken.
  • Cook the chicken until it's lightly browned and no longer pink in the middle. This should take about 4 minutes on each side.
  • Pour ½ cup of sauce into the pan you prepared earlier.
  • Place the cooked chicken in the pan in a single layer.
  • Pour the remaining sauce evenly over the chicken.
  • Sprinkle both types of cheese over the chicken.
  • Bake the chicken in preheated oven until it’s cooked through and the cheese is bubbly. This should take about 25 minutes.

Notes

Serving Size: 1 Piece of Chicken
4 Points (2022/2023 Plan)
MyWW Points: 4 Blue Plan and 6 Green Plan
4 WW Freestyle Points and 6 Smart Points
We are not associated with Weight Watchers/WW in any way. Double check points on their official calculator.

Nutrition

Calories: 268kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 33gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 84mgSodium: 925mgPotassium: 770mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 550IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 179mgIron: 2mg
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