Easy chicken parmigiana is a delicious dish that people of all ages will enjoy. The soft and tasty chicken smothered in sauce and topped with yummy mozzarella cheese is surely worth all the calories. Enjoy it with other sides or even pasta if you wish.
3 medium sized potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces
1 medium sized orange sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces
1/4 cup rice bran oil
4 chicken breast fillets
2/3 cup tomato based pasta sauce
2/3 cup grated mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
Salt and ground pepper to taste
Preheat the oven at 220C and line a large baking tray with baking paper and another one with foil.
Place the sweet potato and potato in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of oil and season it with salt and pepper. Toss until the potatoes and sweet potatoes are coated in oil and seasoned. Place it on the lined baking tray and bake them for 25-30 minutes or until they are golden brown and crisp.
While waiting for the potatoes and sweet potatoes to cook, heat the remaining oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Fry the chicken in batches for 2-3 minutes per side or until they are soft and golden brown. Add more oil if needed. Transfer the chicken to the baking tray lined with foil.
Spread 3 tablespoons of pasta sauce over the chicken and top it with cheese. Bake it in the oven for 2-3 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Place the cooked chicken parmigiana in individual plates and Top them with the chopped basil. Serve immediately with the baked potatoes and sweet potatoes.
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