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Parmesan Chicken with Mushrooms and Brussels Sprouts

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Chicken tenders encrusted with Parmesan and panko breadcrumbs bake in one pan while mushrooms and Brussels sprouts roast in another for an easy and tasty weeknight meal.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2011

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup panko or plain dried breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan (2/3 ounce)
  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken tenders
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3/4 pound cremini or button mushrooms, trimmed and halved (quartered if large)
  • 3/4 pound brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise (quartered if large)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees, with racks in upper and lower thirds. In a small bowl, mix together panko and Parmesan. In a 9-by-13-inch baking dish, toss chicken with 1 teaspoon oil and thyme; season with salt and pepper. Arrange chicken in a single layer and sprinkle with panko mixture. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil and bake on upper rack until topping is golden brown and chicken is cooked through, 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, on a rimmed baking sheet, toss mushrooms and brussels sprouts with 2 teaspoons oil; season with salt and pepper. Roast on lower rack until golden brown and tender when pierced with a knife, 20 minutes. Serve vegetables with chicken.

Cook's Notes

To make your own tenders, cut boneless, skinless chicken breasts into thin strips lengthwise.

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  • Khaleesi13
    26 JUN, 2012
    Chicken was super easy to make and delicious! The veggies needed a little work...I used a standard baking sheet with the amount of olive oil called for and they dried out a bit. I would probably put them in more of a casserole dish with a little more olive oil and leave them in a few more minutes to soften up the sprouts better. Overall it was quick and easy! I had some mashed potatoes with it and it rounded everything out nicely. I will definitely be making this again!
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  • bonniecarroll
    14 SEP, 2011
    Only made the chicken, but it was super easy & really good. Might use fresh basil next time instead of thyme, or whatever fresh herbs I have. Great weeknight dinner - a couple minutes prep, and 20 minutes to bake.
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