Chicken With Parmesan, Garlic, and Herb Crust

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 316 calories
    • Fat 14 g
    • Sat Fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 100 mg
    • Sodium 537 mg
    • Protein 39 mg
    • Carbohydrate 8 g
    • Fiber 1 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 119 mg
  • March 2004

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 garlic clove, peeled
  2. Check 1/4cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  3. Check 2 slices whole-wheat bread
  4. Check 1/4cup grated Parmesan (1 ounce)
  5. Check 2tablespoons olive oil
  6. Check 1/4teaspoon kosher salt
  7. Check freshly ground black pepper
  8. Check 4 skinless, boneless chicken-breast halves, 2 pork tenderloins, halved (1 1/2 to 2 pounds total), or 1 1/2 pounds skinless salmon fillet (4 pieces)
  9. Check 4teaspoons Dijon mustard

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400º F.
  2. Lightly coat a medium baking dish with vegetable cooking spray.
  3. Mince the garlic in a food processor, then add the parsley and pulse until combined, about 15 seconds. Add the bread, Parmesan, oil, salt, and a few grinds of black pepper. Pulse until well combined.
  4. Arrange the meat or fish in the baking dish. Spread with the mustard, then pat the crumbs on top.
  5. Bake until cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes for the chicken, 30 minutes for the pork, or 20 minutes for the salmon. Divide among 4 plates and season with salt and pepper to taste.