Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Bruschetta Chicken

I came across this recipe in a cookbook and decided to try it out.  It was delicious! The flavors are fresh and bright.  It is a simple recipe that gives gourmet results.

Bruschetta Chicken
1/2 Cup All Purpose Flour
2 Eggs, beaten
4 Boneless, skinless Chicken Breast Halves
1/4 Cup grated Parmesan Cheese
1/4 Cup dry Bread Crumbs
1 TBSP Butter, melted
2 Large Tomatoes, seeded and chopped
3 TBSP minces fresh Basil
2 Garlic cloves, minced1 TBSP Olive Oil
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Pepper

1. Place flour and eggs in separate bowls. Dip chicken in flour and then in eggs; place in a greased baking dish. Combine Parmesan and bread crumbs; sprinkle over chicken.

2. Loosely cover baking dish with foil. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 5-10 minutes longer or until meat thermometer reads 170 degrees

3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Spoon over chicken. Return tot he over for 3-5 minutes or until tomato mixture is heated through.