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Easy Mozzarella Chicken

Seasoned chicken cooked in homemade tomato sauce and topped with melted mozzarella cheese. BEST Easy Mozzarella Chicken Recipe which is exactly as it claims iddia

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Unlike the original recipe of using rushed pasta or marinara sauce for a dinner at the table, this recipe uses a tomato sauce made from scratch. In this recipe we’re just adding 5 minutes more cooking time and to be honest, it’s worth it.

how to make mozzarella chicken

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  • Seasonal chicken
  • Remove after sear
  • Make sauce in the same pan
  • Add the chicken to the pan, put cheese on top
  • Roast (or grill for our Aussies!)

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 5-ounce (150 gram) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 fire roasted pepper, (fire roasted capsicum), chopped
  • 15- ounces 425 grams crushed tomatoes, OR tomato puree (Passata)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste, garlic and herb flavoured if possible
  • Pinch crushed red pepper flakes OPTIONAL
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley, to garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Arrange oven shelf to the middle of the oven. Preheat broiler (or grill in Australia) on medium heat.
  2. Season chicken with 2 teaspoons of Italian seasoning, paprika, onion powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a pan or skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken on both sides until browned and cooked through (about 8 minutes each side). Transfer to a plate; set aside.
  4. Cook the onion in the same pan until transparent (about 3-4 minutes) scraping any browned bits form the bottom of the pan, then add in the garlic and cook until fragrant (about 1 minute). Add the fire roasted pepper (or capsicum), crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, crushed red pepper flakes (if including) and remaining Italian seasoning. Give it a good stir to mix well.
  5. Bring to a simmer and allow the sauce to thicken while stirring occasionally (about 4 minutes).
  6. Arrange the chicken in the sauce and top each breast with 2-3 tablespoons of mozzarella cheese per breast. Transfer to the oven to broil for 1-2 minutes, or until the cheese in browned and bubbling.
  7. Garnish with parsley and serve.

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3 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    I made Easy Mozzarella Chicken for my picky husband and in-laws and everyone loved it! Served it with pasta and it was delicious. Definitely a keeper!I love how simple this is! I made it with Parmesan cheese today. Spaghetti service. Yum!

  2. 5 stars
    Easy Mozzarella Chicken.Easy Cooked Mozzarella Chicken with Mushrooms and Tomato Sauce, a simple dinner in one pan! This low-carb recipe is made without breadcrumbs. An easy and fast meal that a whole family will love! Chicken Breast is drowned in the marinara sauce with melted Mozzarella cheese on top.This baked chicken with tomato sauce is juicy, cheesy and full of flavors! And it’s easy to do. Just 10 minutes of preparation and 30 minutes of cooking. The best recipe for busy weekdays! Chicken with sauce filled with melted Mozzarella cheese will add variety to your family dinner menu!

    MOZZARELLA CHICKEN – LOW CARB RECIPE
    Easy cooking technique. Making this cheesy chicken in the oven couldn’t be easier! Put everything in a casserole dish and cook!
    Delicious and moist chicken. This is the best recipe ever to cook juicy and sauce mozzarella chicken!
    Flexible recipe. Make your own marinara sauce or use a sauce you bought in the store. Use Mozzarella or Parmesan or Asiago Cheese. You can use skinless chicken breasts or chicken legs.
    Low-carb dinner. Low-carbohydrate materials are used in the recipe. Chicken breast, Mozzarella cheese and mushrooms are all low-carb. This baked Mozzarella chicken is made without breadcrumbs.
    High protein. This recipe is filled with protein (chicken).EASY MOZZARELLA Cooked CHICKEN
    Why is this an easy recipe? Here are 3 reasons:

    Fast cooking time. 10 minutes preparation, 30 minutes cooking time.
    Cooking in a frying pan. Everything is cooked in a baking dish. Use a deep cooking pan or casserole pan. Just one pan to clean!
    Only 4 products. All you need is chicken breast, tomato sauce, mushroom and Mozzarella cheese. Plus spices: Italian seasoning + salt. These simple ingredients make the best mozzarella chicken oven ever!There was no mozzarella so using thin slices of provolon. In addition, chicken added more spices to my chest, such as garlic, onion and pepper. First my chicken breast burrito. Now in the oven, I hope it turns out great.
    ACCESSED MOZZARELLA
    The best part of this recipe is the bubble melted Mozzarella cheese on top of the baked chicken.
    For the last 3-4 minutes, fry the chicken with marinara sauce and cheese. Mozzarella fries the cheese. It will create a beautiful crunchy, cheesy golden crust on chicken in the oven.

  3. 5 stars
    Easy Mozzarella Chicken.This baked chicken with tomato sauce is juicy, with cheese and full of flavors! And it’s easy to do. Just 10 minutes of preparation and 30 minutes of cooking. The best recipe for busy weekdays! Chicken with sauce filled with melted Mozzarella cheese will add variety to your family dinner menu!

    MOZZARELLA CHICKEN – LOW CARB RECIPE
    Easy cooking technique. Making this cheesy chicken in the oven couldn’t be easier! Put everything in a casserole dish and cook!
    Delicious and moist chicken. This is the best recipe ever to cook juicy and sauce mozzarella chicken!
    Flexible recipe. Make your own marinara sauce or use a sauce you bought at the store. Use Mozzarella or Parmesan or Asiago Cheese. You can use skinless chicken breasts or chicken legs.
    Low-carb dinner. Low-carbohydrate materials are used in the recipe. Chicken breast, Mozzarella cheese and mushrooms are all low-carb. This baked Mozzarella chicken is made without breadcrumbs.
    High protein. This recipe is filled with protein (chicken).EASY MOZZARELLA Cooked CHICKEN
    Why is this an easy recipe? Here are 3 reasons:

    Fast cooking time. 10 minutes preparation, 30 minutes cooking time.
    Cooking in one pan. Everything is cooked in a baking dish. Use a deep cooking pan or casserole pan. Just one pan to clean!
    Only 4 items. All you need is chicken breast, tomato sauce, mushroom and Mozzarella cheese. Plus spices: Italian seasoning + salt. These simple ingredients make the best mozzarella chicken oven ever!
    ACCESSED MOZZARELLA
    The best part of this recipe is the bubble melted Mozzarella cheese on top of the baked chicken.
    During the last 3-4 minutes, fry the chicken with marinara sauce and cheese. Broiling Mozzarella cheese will bubble. It will create a beautiful crunchy, cheesy golden crust on chicken in the oven.

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