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Skillet Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti (for 2000-calorie menu)

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes


  • ½ Tbsp. (7 mL) canola oil
  • 2 raw chicken breasts, cut in half lengthwise
  • ¾ 1 lb. 8 oz. (816 g) jar pasta sauce
  • ¾ cup (175 mL) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 6 oz. (175 g) dry spaghetti


  1. Prepare 3 servings of spaghetti as directed on package.
  2. Heat canola oil in 12-inch (30 cm) skillet over medium-high heat and brown chicken breasts, turning minimally to maintain juiciness. Cook until internal temperature reaches 165°F (70°C).
  3. Add pasta sauce and bring to a boil. Sprinkle with cheese. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve with hot cooked spaghetti.

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Last revised: May 5, 2015

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