This tasty dish uses less sugar, salt and fat. Recipe includes Diabetic Exchanges.


  • 6 chicken breast halves*,boned, skinned(1-1/2 lbs.)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning (Or 1/2 teaspoon each of rosemary, oregano and basil


Chicken parts may be substituted for chicken breasts--allow 7 minutes per pound of chicken for cooking. Melt butter in 8-in.x12-in. glass pan. Dip both sides of chicken in butter. Combine remaining ingredients on paper plate; roll chicken in mixture. Place chicken in dish, with thicker edges toward outside. Cover loosely with waxed paper. Microwave on high for 12 minutes, rotating dish once. Yield: 6 servings. Conventional Method:Omit waxed paper. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 35-45 minutes.

Diabetic Exchanges:One serving equals 3 protein, 1/2 bread, 1 fat; also 283 calories, 284mg sodium, 114mg cholesterol, 7gm carbohydrate.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: The Best of Country Cooking
Submitted By: Linda Wilson
Chicken Parmesan