Saturday, November 7, 2009

Chicken Parmesan

4 chicken breasts
1 jar spaghetti sauce or 1 jar homemade sauce
2 cups bread crumbs
2 cups flour
4 eggs
1 tblsp milk
8 slices fresh mozzarella
3 tblsp italian seasoning
2 tblsp grated parmesan cheese
vegetable oil
salt and pepper

Make It:
Pound out each chicken breast by putting them in between two pieces of plastic wrap and pounding with a meat mallet or rolling pin. Pound to 1/4 inch thickness. Heat sauce in a pan. Preheat oven to 375. In 3 separate dishes, put flour in 1, bread crumbs, italian seasoning and parmesan in 1, and eggs and milk in 1. Mix eggs and milk together with a fork. Mix bread crumbs, italian seasoning, and parmesan together, season with salt and pepper. Heat enough oil in pan to cover halfway. Put chicken in flour, shake off excess, then in egg, then in bread crumbs. Place in oil and fry 4 minutes per side. Place on a cookie sheet, ladle tomato sauce on top and place two pieces of cheese on sauce. Repeat with other chicken breasts. Bake in oven until cheese is melted about 15 minutes. Enjoy!

Denver Scramble

6 eggs
1 red bell pepper, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
1 ham steak, cut onto cubes
4 pieces bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 cup cheddar cheese
1 tblsp. milk
salt and pepper to taste

Make It:
Heat a large skillet over med-heat, spray with pam. Add bell pepper and onion, saute until softened. Meanwhile in a seperate bowl break all eggs and add milk, whip with a fork or whisk until yolks and whites are combined. Add ham and bacon to pan, cook a minute or so till ham is heated through. Pour in egg mixture. Stir and scrape pan until eggs are cooked, and everything is combined. Sprinkle cheese on top turn heat to low and cover until cheese is melted. Enjoy!

Menu for November 9th - November 15th

Monday: The game this week is Pittsburgh at Denver. I did a little searching but couldn't find a better choice than the denver omelette. I don't make omelettes, so dinner will be a denver scramble, toast, fruit salad
Tuesday: Chicken parmesan with spaghetti noodles, garlic bread, green salad
Wednesday: Recipe day from Rachael Ray's new cookbook Book of 10, Caution flag chili with flat tire toppers
Thursday: Chicken stir fry over noodles
Friday: Steak, roasted orange veggies
Saturday: Out of town
Sunday: Pigs in a blanket, fruit