Mozzarella Chicken In Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Marlene Published: November 11, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Mozzarella Chicken In Tomato Sauce

A one-pan recipe for juicy mozzarella chicken that would surely be loved by you and your family! This amazing dish takes less than an half an hour to make.

Preparation: 1 minute
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 11 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tspdried basil leaves
  • 1tspdried parsley leaves
  • ½tspground oregano
  • salt
  • black pepperfreshly ground
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 2chicken breastsskinless, boneless and halved to make 4 fillets
  • 1tspgarlicminced
  • 1 ½cupsMarinara tomato sauce
  • 2tspItalian seasoning
  • ½cupmozzarellashredded
  • ½cuppasta water
  • 3cupspasta of choicecooked

Instructions

  1. Preheat the broiler or grill to a medium heat setting.

  2. Combine the herbs in a shallow bowl with salt and pepper and oil. Coat both sides of each chicken fillet with the oil. Heat a large heavy oven-proof skillet over high heat.

  3. Add the fillets and pan fry on each side until golden (about 3 minutes on each side).

  4. Add the garlic to the same pan and allow to fry until fragrant (about 30 seconds).

  5. Spoon the marinara sauce over and around the chicken. Add the Italian seasonings into the sauce and stir them through.

  6. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the mozzarella over each chicken fillet; transfer to the oven and broil or grill until the cheese has melted and the chicken is cooked through (about 3 to 5 minutes).

  7. Garnish with freshly chopped parmesan cheese and serve over zucchini noodles, rice, pasta, steamed vegetables, or with a salad!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 879.54kcal
  • Fat: 38.57g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.90g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.71g
  • Carbohydrates: 77.55g
  • Fiber: 7.75g
  • Sugar: 12.09g
  • Protein: 56.68g
  • Cholesterol: 144.16mg
  • Sodium: 1934.11mg
  • Calcium: 683.45mg
  • Potassium: 1242.04mg
  • Iron: 6.07mg
  • Vitamin A: 280.01µg
  • Vitamin C: 18.10mg
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