easy mozzarella chicken recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 5-ounce (150 grám) boneless skinless chicken breásts
  • 1 táblespoon Itálián seásoning
  • 1 teáspoon pápriká
  • 1/2 teáspoon onion powder
  • Sált ánd pepper, to seáson
  • 1 táblespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves gárlic, minced
  • 1 fire roásted pepper, (fire roásted cápsicum), chopped
  • 15- ounces 425 gráms crushed tomátoes, OR tomáto puree (Pássátá)
  • 2 táblespoons tomáto páste, gárlic ánd herb flávoured if possible
  • Pinch crushed red pepper flákes OPTIONÁL
  • 3/4 cup shredded mozzárellá
  • 1 táblespoon freshly chopped pársley, to gárnish

Instructions

  1. Árránge oven shelf to the middle of the oven. Preheát broiler (or grill in Áustráliá) on medium heát.
  2. Seáson chicken with 2 teáspoons of Itálián seásoning, pápriká, onion powder, sált ánd pepper.
  3. Heát oil in á pán or skillet over medium heát. Cook chicken on both sides until browned ánd cooked through (ábout 8 minutes eách side). Tránsfer to á pláte; set áside.
  4. Cook the onion in the sáme pán until tránspárent (ábout 3-4 minutes) scráping ány browned bits form the bottom of the pán, then ádd in the gárlic ánd cook until frágránt (ábout 1 minute). Ádd the fire roásted pepper (or cápsicum), crushed tomátoes, tomáto páste, crushed red pepper flákes (if including) ánd remáining Itálián seásoning. Give it á good stir to mix well.
  5. Bring to á simmer ánd állow the sáuce to thicken while stirring occásionálly (ábout 4 minutes).
  6. Árránge the chicken in the sáuce ánd top eách breást with 2-3 táblespoons of mozzárellá cheese per breást. Tránsfer to the oven to broil for 1-2 minutes, or until the cheese in browned ánd bubbling.
  7. Gárnish with pársley ánd serve.

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