Chicken Breasts Smothered in Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Chicken Breasts Smothered In Tomatoes And Mozzarella Recipe

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Diane Taylor


I made this recipe, but as my custom when cooking, I just season my chicken with various spices that I have on hand. This recipe didn't mention any seasonings so I added my own without measuring. I apologize for not having any measurements for this recipe.


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10 Min
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  • 4
    boneless skinless chicken breat halves ( about 1 1/2 lbs.)
  • 2 tsp
    bottled minced garlic
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, divided
  • 1 can(s)
    stewed tomatoes, italian-style (14 oz ) undrained
  • 1 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese

How to Make Chicken Breasts Smothered in Tomatoes and Mozzarella


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

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About Chicken Breasts Smothered in Tomatoes and Mozzarella

Course/Dish: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian

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