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Crescent-Wrapped Chicken Parmesan

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

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    A side of fresh vegetables rounds out this delicious meal.
  • Tip 2
    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 Information

280 Calories, 14g Total Fat, 21g Protein, 16g Total Carbs

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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