Breaded Chicken with Pasta Pesto Gi Jane Recipe

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Submitted by gi-jane

Makes 1 serving



An easy-cook family favourite with lots of flavour

Recipe Ingredients for Breaded Chicken with Pasta Pesto GI Jane

5 oz chicken
1 tablespoon breadcrumbs, seasoned
1 tablespoon egg, beaten
1 cooking spray
1 1/2 oz (wholewheat) penne, uncooked weight
2 tsp pesto

Recipe Directions for Breaded Chicken with Pasta Pesto GI Jane

  1. Place the chicken breast between two sheets of clingfilm and beat with a rolling pin or meat mallet until flattened and quite thin

  2. Dip the chicken into beaten egg and then into the seasoned breadcrumbs

  3. Heat a non-stick frying pan, spray with cooking spray and cook the breaded chicken fillet for about 10 minutes, or until the chicken is no longer pink

  4. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions, drain and stir through the pesto sauce

  5. Serve immediately with your choice of vegetables or salad

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 217.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
111
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.3g
19%
Saturated Fat
2.8g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
208mg
69%
Sodium
261mg
11%
Potassium
375mg
11%
Total Carbohydrates
29.2g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
49.8g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 7% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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