You may disagree on whether the chicken parm sandwich should be known as a "sub," "hoagie" or "grinder," but who doesn’t love this neighborhood-deli classic? We’ve added some spinach and done away with all the greasy breading to make it more healthy. Make it a meal: The sandwich is filling and complete on its own, but add some crunch with carrots, celery and cucumbers on the side.
1/2 cup(s) flour, all-purpose
1/2 teaspoon salt, Kosher
1/2 teaspoon pepper, black ground
1 pounds chicken, breast, boneless, skinless
2 large breasts cut into 4 portions or 4 small breasts
4 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 bag spinach, baby
1 cup(s) marinara sauce
1/4 cup(s) cheese, grated Parmesan
1/2 cup(s) cheese, mozzarella, part-skim, shredded
4 roll, 100% whole-wheat
1. Position oven rack in top position; preheat broiler.
2. Combine flour, salt and pepper in a shallow dish. Place chicken between 2 large pieces of plastic wrap. Pound with the smooth side of a meat mallet or a heavy saucepan until the chicken is an even 1/4-inch thickness. Dip the chicken in the flour mixture and turn to coat.
3. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add spinach and cook, stirring often, until wilted, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl.
4. Add 1 teaspoon oil to the pan. Add half the chicken and cook until golden, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a large baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining 1 teaspoon oil and chicken; transfer to the baking sheet.
5. Top each piece of chicken with the wilted spinach, marinara sauce and Parmesan. Sprinkle with mozzarella. Broil until the cheese is melted and the chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes. Serve on rolls.
Calories 467, Fat 13g, Cholesterol 78mg, Sodium 762mg, Saturated Fat 4g, Protein 42g, Fiber 5g, Carbohydrates 48g