Chicken With Pepperoni Marinara Sauce Recipe

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Chicken with Pepperoni Marinara Sauce

Mandy Bidwell


I got this from one of those blog sites, sadly I cant remember which one though, so credit is not mine. We like this

★★★★★ 1 vote
20 Min
25 Min


1/2 tsp
minced garlic
16 -20 slice
pepperoni, chopped
1/4 tsp
dried oregano
1 1/2 c
of your favorite marinara sauce
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil
2 tsp
olive oil
1 1/2 lb
chicken cutlets (i used chicken tenders--and i've used frozen and thawed, both work)
salt and pepper
1 c
shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


11. Preheat broiler to high.

2. Heat a saucepan over medium-high heat and coat the pan with cooking spray. Add garlic and pepperoni chunks; stirring frequently cook for 2 minutes or until garlic begins to brown.

3. Stir in oregano and stir for 30 seconds. Add marinara sauce and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in chopped basil. Set sauce aside.

4. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat and coat with olive oil. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Place chicken in the skillet and cook for about 5-10 minutes (depending on if you're using frozen or thawed) or until lightly browned turning chicken half-way through.

5. Spoon sauce over the chicken and sprinkle mozzarella cheese. Place in broiler until cheese melts. Remove and garnish with additional basil leaves (optional

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids