Mozzarella Chicken

Mozzarella Chicken

166 Reviews 9 Pics
Amber Lazier
Recipe by  Amber Lazier

“This is a great change from the usual chicken.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 4 servings

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place chicken breasts between 2 sheets of wax paper. Pound each to 1/4 inch thickness. Spread butter/margarine over the inside, then add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Place slice of cheese on breast, roll and close with toothpicks. Repeat with each breast. Dip rolled breasts in flour, then egg, then breadcrumbs. Place coated breasts in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish.
  4. To Make Sauce: In a saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter and add garlic. Add wine and simmer all together. Pour sauce over chicken and bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 45 minutes.

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Reviews (166)

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NoviceCook
87

NoviceCook

Deliscous! A+++++ This was a definite hit at dinner last night. I made a few substitutions: shredded mozzarella for slices,1/4 c. butter instead of 1/2 c., italian bread crumbs, and chicken broth for white wine. Still came out wonderful. I baked it for the full 45 minutes for a crunchier coating. Also, I used unwaxed dental floss instead of toothpicks. Will make again and again!

doughgirl
61

doughgirl

This was terrific! I even passed it on to some of my friends. Instead of pounding chicken breasts, I always slice chicken horizontally to make two thinner breasts, which makes double the number of roll-ups. I made my own seasoned breadcrumbs by adding oregano, pepper, parsley, garlic powder, and parmesan cheese. Definitely will be repeated in our household. My husband and boys loved it! Thanks, Amber!

COOKIN LADY
48

COOKIN LADY

This was pretty good. Unfortunately, a lot of the cheese leaked out while it was baking. The pounding and rolling up of the chicken was a bit messy and troublesome- maybe next time I'll just cut each breast in half thickness-wise, and put the cheese in the middle. Also, the bread crumbs got a bit soggy from baking in the "sauce"- maybe next time I will fry them in some oil to crisp it up a little, and possible use a different sauce to bake them in. But the cheese inside was delicious! (PS I substituted chicken broth for the wine).

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 810 cal
  • 40%
  • Fat
  • 32.2 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs
  • 70.1 g
  • 23%
  • Protein
  • 46 g
  • 92%
  • Cholesterol
  • 200 mg
  • 67%
  • Sodium
  • 633 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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