Chicken Bruschetta

Easy enough for everyday yet nice enough for company. Fresh basil and tomatoes are eye and palate pleasing!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Tomato Topping

1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

Chicken

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 to 5 oz each)
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
egg
2
tablespoons milk
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
3/4
cup Progresso™ Italian style bread crumbs
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix tomato topping ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until 1/4 inch thick. Sprinkle chicken with garlic salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  • 3 In shallow bowl, beat egg and milk with fork until blended. Spread flour on shallow plate. Spread bread crumbs on another shallow plate. Coat chicken with flour, then dip into egg mixture and coat with bread crumbs.
  • 4 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Add chicken; cook 10 to 15 minutes, turning once, until crumbs are golden brown and chicken is no longer pink in center. Serve tomato topping over chicken.

Expert Tips

Pronounced “broo-SHEH-tah” and meaning "to roast over coals," bruschetta traditionally refers to Italian garlic bread drizzled with olive oil.

Serve this flavorful chicken with slices of French bread and a fresh garden salad.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
140mg
140%;
Sodium
720mg
720%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
37g
37%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.