Parmesan-Crusted Chicken & Spinach Salad

Parmesan-Crusted Chicken & Spinach Salad

  • Recipe serves: 4
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Cook Time 20 min


  • 1/2 cup Italian seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated reduced fat Parmesan cheese
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, thinly sliced
  • 3 egg whites, slightly beaten
  • 6 Tbsp. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Deliciously Simple, divided
  • 1 medium shallot or 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 package (5 oz.) baby spinach leaves


  1. Combine bread crumbs with cheese in large resealable plastic bag. Dip chicken in egg whites, then bread crumb mixture until evenly coated.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Deliciously Simple in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook 1/2 of the chicken, turning once, 4 minutes or until throughly cooked. Remove chicken to serving platter and keep warm. Repeat with 2 tablespoons Spread and remaining chicken.
  3. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons Spread in same skillet over medium heat and cook shallot, stirring frequently, 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in garlic and cook 30 seconds. Stir in lemon juice and cook 30 seconds. Remove from heat and allow pan to cool about 2 minutes. Toss in spinach. Season, if desired, with salt and ground black pepper. Serve wilted spinach over chicken.

TIP: Feel free to substitue your favorite salad greens. To save time, try using prepared cooked breaded chicken cutlets.

Cost per recipe*: $10.86.

Cost per serving*: $2.72.

*Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

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Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 400
Calories from Fat 200
Total Fat 22 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 80 mg
Sodium 730 mg
Total Carbs 19 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 31 g
Vitamin A 40 %
Vitamin C 15 %
Calcium 8 %
Iron 15 %