Chicken Parmesan with Baby Spinach Salad.

  • ½ (5 oz) pkg
    baby spinach
  • ½ lb
    chicken breasts, boneless skinless
  • 1
    egg
  • ½ small bunch
    Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  • ¼ (8 oz) block
    mozzarella cheese
  • ½ oz
    Parmesan cheese
  • 1 (8 oz) can
    tomato sauce
  •  
    balsamic vinegar
  •  
    black pepper
  •  
    extra virgin olive oil
  •  
    gluten-free bread crumbs
  •  
    honey
  •  
    salt
  •  
    virgin coconut oil
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • 2
    Grate ⅛ cup of Parmesan.
    ½ oz Parmesan cheese
  • 3
    In a bowl, mix together ½ of the Parmesan, bread crumbs, and salt.
    ¼ cup gluten-free bread crumbs
    ⅛ tsp salt
  • 4
    In a different bowl, whisk egg.
    1 egg
  • 5
    Heat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • 6
    Slice chicken in half horizontally to form thin fillets. Season with salt and pepper.
    ½ lb chicken breasts, boneless skinless
    ⅛ tsp salt
    ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • 7
    Coat bottom of skillet with oil. Coat chicken in egg, then in bread crumb mixture, and place in skillet. Cook until golden brown, 2-3 minutes per side.
    1 tbsp virgin coconut oil
  • 8
    Grate ½ cup of mozzarella.
    ¼ (8 oz) block mozzarella cheese
  • 9
    Wash and dry parsley. Shave leaves off the stems; discard the stems and mince the leaves.
    ½ small bunch Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  • 10
    Pour ½ of the tomato sauce in a small baking dish, add chicken, and pour remainder of the sauce over top. Sprinkle chicken fillets with mozzarella, remaining Parmesan, and parsley.
    1 (8 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 11
    Place in the oven and bake until cheese is melted and sauce is bubbly, 10-15 minutes.
  • 12
    In a medium bowl, prepare dressing by whisking together oil, vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper.
    1 ½ tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    ½ tbsp balsamic vinegar
    ⅛ tsp honey
    ⅛ tsp salt
    ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • 13
    Wash and dry spinach. Add to bowl with dressing and toss to coat.
    ½ (5 oz) pkg baby spinach
  • 14
    To serve, place chicken on a plate and have spinach salad on the side. Enjoy!