• 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 pound)
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • ½ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • basil for serving, if desired

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  1. Cut chicken in half horizontally. Pound each piece until ½ inch thick. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Add flour to a shallow dish.
  3. Add egg to a shallow bowl and whisk, set aside.
  4. Add breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese to a shallow bowl and mix to combine.
  5. Starting with the flour and ending with breadcrumbs, dip the chicken into the flour, egg and Parmesan breadcrumbs.
  6. Add oil to a large skillet.
  7. Add chicken two at a time to the skillet. Cook 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden grown and cooked all the way through.
  8. Place chicken in a pan or sheet tray and top with mozzarella cheese.
  9. Broil on high until melted and bubbly. Top with tomato sauce and a sprinkle of basil for serving, if desired. Serve immediately.