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How to Make Mozzarella Chicken

How to Make Mozzarella Chicken

Bring the flavor of your favorite Italian place into the comfort of your own kitchen with this Healthy Living recipe. The combination of the crispy chicken with the creamy, buttery flavor of mozzarella cheese comes together in just a few simple steps that will make this entrée truly sensational. Season the chicken breasts by coating it with savory herbs and spices, and serve it alongside spinach that’s been cooked in garlic and olive oil. Top the chicken breasts in mozzarella cheese and watch the golden goodness unfold in front of you. If you’ve been wondering how to make mozzarella chicken, we’ve rolled out an easy-to-follow guide that will have you serving up a delicious dish in no time.

Preparation

Gather the following ingredients.

  • 4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb.)
  • 1 pkt. SHAKE 'N BAKE Extra Crispy Seasoned Coating Mix
  • 1 cup KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 package (9 oz.) baby spinach leaves

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400oF. Place chicken between 2 sheets of plastic wrap; pound to 1/4-inch thickness.
  2. Coat chicken with coating mix as directed on package; place on foil-covered baking sheet. Discard shaker bag and any remaining coating mix. Bake 10 min.
  3. Top with cheese; bake 4 to 5 min. or until cheese is melted and chicken is done (165oF).
  4. Meanwhile, heat oil in large deep skillet or Dutch oven on medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 min.
  5. Add half the spinach; cook 1 minute or just until spinach starts to wilt, turning constantly with tongs.
  6. Add remaining spinach; cook 1 minute or just until wilted, turning occasionally. Serve with chicken

Simple enough! This easy crispy mozzarella chicken recipe is fast and takes minimal effort, while still producing a meal that’s full of flavor. If you’re looking to try a different approach to mozzarella chicken, check out our Mozzarella Chicken and Rice Skillet recipe or our Crispy Mozzarella Chicken with Garlic Spinach recipe.

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