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chicken with pepperoni marinara sauce

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Mandy Bidwell
Friendship, NY

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 rating)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For chicken with pepperoni marinara sauce

  • 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)
  • pinch
    salt and pepper
  • 1 c
    shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

How To Make chicken with pepperoni marinara sauce

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    1. 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

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