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Tasty Mozzarella Chicken Recipe

Tasty Mozzarella Chicken Recipe

This amazingly easy chicken dish is sure to be a family favorite after just one taste. Try tomato and basil spaghetti sauce, garlic and herb or whatever you have on hand. -Nancy Foust of Stoneboro, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1-1/2 cups spaghetti sauce
  • 1 can (7 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, beat egg and water. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, soup mix and pepper. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with crumb mixture.
  • 2. Place in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 22-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine spaghetti sauce and mushrooms; spoon over chicken. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 5-7 minutes longer or until sauce is bubbly and cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 302 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 924mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 37g protein.

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 248845
Reviewed May. 31, 2016

"Delicious! I served this simple chicken with spaghetti on the side. The onion soup mix definitely gave it an extra boost of flavor."

CathyGribler User ID: 3174174 175077
Reviewed May. 15, 2010 Edited Sep. 12, 2016

"This is a wonder recipe. I have made it several times. It is also great the next day for lunch. To cut out carbs and calories, I just roll the chicken in the dry onion soup and bake. I also do not use the mushrooms and it is still as good as the original."

lakesidestitcher User ID: 1468171 105481
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2008

"I am not a fan of chicken Parmesan, but thought I would try this. It was delicious, and I will definitely make it again. My husband really like it, too! I used a whole jar of spaghetti sauce, though, and that gave more sauce for the pasta I served with it."

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