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Pizza Chicken

Pizza Chicken

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Tracyg654

Plain breaded chicken is so boring. Spice it up with a little touch of pizza.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 552 kcal
  • 28%
  • Fat:
  • 16 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.9g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 46.2 g
  • 92%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 198 mg
  • 66%
  • Sodium:
  • 2497 mg
  • 100%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt, and black pepper in a shallow bowl; place flour into a second bowl. Whisk egg and lemon juice together in a third bowl.
  3. Dip each chicken breast in egg mixture and dredge in flour; dip again in egg mixture and dredge chicken in crumb mixture until coated. Place coated chicken breasts into a baking dish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is heated through and crumbs are golden, about 20 minutes.
  5. Spoon 2 tablespoons pizza sauce onto each chicken breast, sprinkle each with half the mozzarella cheese, and top each with half the pepperoni slices.
  6. Bake until chicken is no longer pink inside and the juices run clear, about 10 more minutes. An instant-read meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of a breast should read at least 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).
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Reviews

Sarah Jo
25
11/4/2013

I doubled this recipe. I used homemade bread crumbs (that I added italian seasoning to) and made the pizza sauce from scratch. I also added italian seasoning, garlic powder and onion powder to the flour. I served this with garlic-broccoli pasta. NO leftovers. The kids especially enjoyed this.

KJ
16
9/30/2014

I was surprised at how good this tuned out. I was looking for a different way to make chicken and am so glad I came across this recipe. The chicken is so tender. The breading adds a lot of flavor that reminded me of pizza crust and its texture has a little crunch to it. Then with the sauce, pepperoni and cheese added on, it just got better with each layer. Next time I make it for dinner I plan on adding a few more of our favorite pizza toppings to our chicken.

bethaannyy
12
2/28/2013

This was actually delicious! It was simple to make and tasted amazing! I will definitly be making this agian.