CHICKEN BREASTS SMOTHERED IN TOMATO AND MOZZARELLA

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Eddie Jordan

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@EDWARDCARL

This was one of my favorite meals that mother made. You could tell what was cooking by the aroma coming out of the kitchen. Sometimes I like to sprinkle a little red pepper flakes on the chicken to pep it up a little. from HELEN'S PANTRY

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
SERVES 4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Broil

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless checken breasts halves
3 Tbsp
olive oil divided
1 c
chopped onion
2 tsp
minced garlic
1 (14) oz
can italian style stewed tomatoes undrained
1 1/2 c
shredded mozzarella cheese

How to Make CHICKEN BREASTS SMOTHERED IN TOMATO AND MOZZARELLA

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat broiler. Pound chicken breasts between 2 pieces of plastic wrap to 1/4 inch thickness using flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin.
  • 2Heat 2 tablespoons oil in ovenproof skillet over medium heat.
  • 3Cook chicken 31/2 minutes per side or until no longer pink in center. Transfer to plate keep warm.
  • 4Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in same skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic 3 minutes.
  • 5Add tomatoes bring to a simmer. return chicken to skillet, spooning tomato mixture over chicken.
  • 6Sprinkle with cheese. Broil 4 inches from heat until cheese is melted.

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About CHICKEN BREASTS SMOTHERED IN TOMATO AND MOZZARELLA

Course/Dish: Chicken, Turkey
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy