Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

with arugula and balsamic vinaigrette

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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If you're in the mood for something fresh yet familiar, this dish really delivers. Nutty Parmesan cheese gets a flavor and texture assist from Dijon mustard and panko breadcrumbs for a crusted chicken packed with deliciousness. It's paired with a fresh arugula, shallot, and grape tomato salad with basil-balsamic vinaigrette. When comfort meets simplicity, it’s the perfect one-two punch of a weeknight meal.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • ½ oz. Dijon Mustard
  • ¼ oz. Basil
  • 4 oz. Grape Tomatoes
  • 1 Shallot
  • 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • Info
    1 oz. Grated Parmesan
  • Info
    ¼ cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • ½ fl. oz. Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tsp. Sugar
  • 4 oz. Baby Arugula
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    548
  • Carbohydrates
    24g
  • Fat
    28g
  • Protein
    47g
  • Sodium
    1540mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Medium Oven-Safe Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
    1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Stem and mince basil. Halve tomatoes. Peel and slice shallot into very thin rounds. Pat chicken breasts dry, and season both sides with a pinch of salt and pepper.

  • Step 2 - Make the Parmesan Crust
    2

    Make the Parmesan Crust

    Thoroughly combine Parmesan, panko, 2 tsp. olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a mixing bowl. Set aside.

  • Step 3 - Make the Balsamic Vinaigrette
    3

    Make the Balsamic Vinaigrette

    In another mixing bowl, combine ⅓ the Dijon (reserve remaining for chicken), balsamic vinegar, sugar, basil, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Stir in 2 Tbsp. olive oil until thoroughly combined.

  • Step 4 - Cook the Chicken
    4

    Cook the Chicken

    Heat a medium oven-safe non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add 1 tsp. olive oil and chicken to hot pan. Cook undisturbed until browned, 2-3 minutes. Flip chicken, remove pan from burner, and brush tops with remaining Dijon. Top chicken with Parmesan crust and place pan in hot oven. Bake until crust has lightly browned and chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 8-12 minutes. Remove from oven and rest at least 5 minutes. Be careful! Pan handle will be hot.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish
    5

    Finish the Dish

    Toss arugula, shallot (to taste), and tomatoes in bowl with balsamic vinaigrette. Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Bon appétit!