Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF), who need to consume additional calories to help them meet their nutritional needs.
This is an old family favorite, but it's loaded with calories and fat so don't forget to take your enzymes if you are pancreatic insufficient.
Prep time: 45 minutes
- 4 6-oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1 egg, beaten
- 6 oz. mozzarella
- 1½ c. heavy cream
- 1 tsp. parsley flakes
- 2/3 c. Parmesan cheese
- ½ c. seasoned breadcrumbs
- ¼ c. vegetable oil
- Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C).
- 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.
- Top each piece of chicken with 1½ oz. of mozzarella cheese.
- Mix together heavy cream, parmesan cheese, and parsley flakes.
- Pour cream mixture 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!
Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012
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