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Crescent-Wrapped Chicken Parmesan

Crescent-Wrapped Chicken Parmesan
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 8
This simple and delicious take on Chicken Parmesan will become one of your weeknight dinner favourites.
December 14, 2017

Ingredients

  • 8 uncooked chicken tenderloins (about 1 1/4 lb/675 g)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 can (8 count) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescents
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup marinara sauce

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray; set aside. Season chicken with salt and pepper. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium-high heat; cook chicken in butter 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is well browned on all sides. Remove from skillet; cool slightly.
  • 2
    Cut mozzarella cheese into 8 pieces; cut small slits in side of each chicken tenderloin, and insert piece of mozzarella cheese. Unroll dough; separate into 8 triangles. Place piece of chicken on wide end of triangle; roll dough around chicken, and place on baking sheet. Repeat for remaining dough and chicken.
  • 3
    In small microwavable cup, microwave remaining 1 tablespoon butter uncovered on High 15 to 30 seconds or until melted. Brush crescents with melted butter; top each with about 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese.
  • 4
    Bake 14 to 18 minutes or until golden brown. In microwavable measuring cup, heat marinara sauce covered on Medium-High (70%) 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through. Serve chicken with heated marinara sauce.

  • A side of fresh vegetables rounds out this delicious meal.
  • If desired, top crescent-wrapped chicken with about 1 tablespoon Italian panko bread crumbs before baking. And be sure to serve with grated or shredded Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 8 servings
Calories
280
Total Fat
14g
Saturated Fat
7g
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
Sodium
560mg
Total Carbs
16g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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