CRISPY MOZZARELLA CHICKEN WITH GARLIC SPINACH

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Another great recipe from the people at Kraft Foods which I have changed up to suit my tastes. I didn't want to use Shake N Bake so I substituted Panko.
Photo: www.kraftrecipes.com

Rating:
★★★★★ 4 votes
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Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min

Ingredients

8 small
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
1
egg, beaten
1 1/2 c
panko italian style bread crumbs
1 pkg
(8 oz.) shredded mozzarella cheese
1 Tbsp
olive oil
4 clove
garlic, minced
2 pkg
(9 oz.ea.) baby spinach leaves

How to Make CRISPY MOZZARELLA CHICKEN WITH GARLIC SPINACH

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place the chicken breasts between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound to 1/4-inch thickness.
  • 2Dip the chicken in egg, then coat with bread crumbs. Place on a foil-covered baking sheet and bake in a preheated 400-degree oven for 10 minutes.
  • 3Top the chicken with mozzarella cheese and continue baking an additional 5 minutes or until chicken is done and cheese is melted.
  • 4Meanwhile, heat the oil in a Dutch oven or deep skillet on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add half the spinach; cook 1 minute or just until spinach starts to wilt, turning constantly with tongs. Add remaining spinach; cook 1 minute or just until it wilts, turning occasionally.
  • 5Serve chicken with spinach mixture.

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About CRISPY MOZZARELLA CHICKEN WITH GARLIC SPINACH

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