Chicken with Pepperoni Marinara Sauce

Chicken With Pepperoni Marinara Sauce Recipe

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Mandy Bidwell

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@mandylovestocook

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 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

Step-by-Step

  1. 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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About Chicken with Pepperoni Marinara Sauce

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




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