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Zesty Mozzarella Chicken Recipe

Zesty Mozzarella Chicken Recipe

This moist chicken tastes terrific topped with a zesty tomato sauce and cheese. It's speedy enough for a weekday meal, yet impressive enough for guests.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt, pepper, garlic powder, cayenne pepper and dried oregano
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, combine egg white and milk. In another bowl, combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese and seasonings. Dip each chicken breast in the egg white mixture, then in the crumb mixture. Melt butter in a skillet; brown chicken on both sides until no longer pink and juices run clear. Meanwhile, heat tomato sauce and basil until warm. When chicken is done, sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Remove from the heat and cover for 2-3 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve with tomato-basil sauce. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 405 calories, 17g fat (9g saturated fat), 135mg cholesterol, 702mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 44g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 13, 2008

"I thought the tomato-basil sauce was bland and would suggest more seasoning."

Reviewed Mar. 3, 2008

"The tomato-basil sauce is very bitter - I would recommend using either a pre-made seasoned tomato sauce or adding sugar to the sauce."

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