Cooking is all about being given a chance. That's all the head honcho of Ivan Ramen—a white guy blasting the Dead and slinging noodles in a foreign land he loved—ever wanted. Both Tokyo and New York went ahead and gave him one. It went pretty well.
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Think of this as a lighter, fresher take on chicken Parmesan: We ditch the breading on the poultry and let juicy cherry tomatoes stand in for jarred pasta sauce. A little grated carrot adds just enough sweetness to round out the acidity.