Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs. Get a grownup's help because it requires using the oven.
This dish is loaded with calories and fat, so make sure you take your enzymes if pancreatic insufficient.
Prep time: 45 minutes
4 6-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
1/4 cup vegetable oil
6 ounces grated mozzarella cheese
1-1/2 cups heavy cream
1 teaspoon parsley flakes
2/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
Preheat oven to 350ºF (176ºC).
Dip chicken in egg. Then dip chicken in the seasoned breadcrumbs and coat evenly.
Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat and brown chicken until it is no longer pink in the middle.
Place chicken in a casserole dish and top each piece with 1½ oz. of mozzarella cheese.
Mix together heavy cream, parmesan cheese, and parsley flakes; pour over the chicken.
Bake for 25 minutes.
Serving size: 1 chicken breast
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
61 g protein
46 g fat
794 mg sodium
620 mg calcium
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
Serve this with your favorite pasta dish. Don't forget to add some veggies to your meal!