How To Make Easy Mozzarella Chicken
This Italian chicken recipe is the perfect meal to have with guests over! It’s topped in a gooey mozarella and tasty tomato sauce for a rich meal.
- 20ozchicken breastsboneless skinless
- 1tbspItalian Seasoning
- ½tsponion powder
- Salt and pepperto season
- 1tbspolive oil
- 4garlic clovesminced
- 1fire roasted pepperroasted capsicum, chopped
- 15ozcrushed tomatoesor tomato puree
- 2tbsptomato pastegarlic and herb flavored optional
- pinchred pepper flakescrushed, optional
- 1tbspparsleyfreshly chopped, to garnish
Arrange oven shelf to the middle of the oven.
Preheat broiler on medium heat.
Season the chicken with 2 teaspoons of Italian seasoning, paprika, onion powder, salt and pepper.
Heat oil in a pan or skillet over medium heat.
Cook chicken for 8 minutes on each side until browned and cooked through, Transfer to a plate; set aside.
Cook the onion in the same pan for 3 to 4 minutes until transparent, scraping any browned bits form the bottom of the pan.
Add in the garlic and cook for 1 minute until fragrant.
Add the fire roasted pepper, crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, crushed red pepper flakes and remaining Italian seasoning.
Stir to mix well.
Bring to a simmer and allow the sauce to thicken for 4 minutes while stirring occasionally.
Arrange the chicken in the sauce and top each breast with 2 to 3 tablespoons of mozzarella cheese per breast.
Transfer to the oven to broil for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the cheese is browned and bubbling.
Garnish with parsley, serve, and enjoy!
- Calories: 406.68kcal
- Fat: 21.77g
- Saturated Fat: 7.12g
- Trans Fat: 0.15g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 9.34g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.52g
- Carbohydrates: 16.54g
- Fiber: 3.94g
- Sugar: 8.13g
- Protein: 37.31g
- Cholesterol: 107.31mg
- Sodium: 782.38mg
- Calcium: 196.14mg
- Potassium: 848.66mg
- Iron: 4.11mg
- Vitamin A: 135.93µg
- Vitamin C: 47.66mg
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