Baked Mozzarella Chicken

15 m
Prep Time
30 m
Cook Time
14
Ingredients

Preparation

  • 1 Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Pat chicken dry with paper towels, set aside. Mix flour, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a shallow dish. In a separate shallow dish, mix eggs and water with wire whisk. In a third shallow dish, mix panko, Parmesan and 1 tablespoon (15 ml) of the Lightly Dried Basil.
  • 2 Coat each chicken breast in flour mixture, shaking off any excess. Dip in egg mixture, then press in panko mixture to coat. Discard any remaining coating mixtures. Arrange chicken on a parchment-lined shallow baking pan.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and lightly browned.
  • 4 Meanwhile, mix tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, Garlic Paste and remaining 1 tablespoon (15 ml) Lightly Dried Basil in small saucepan. Bring to boil. Cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened.
  • 5 Spread sauce evenly over each chicken breast. Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella. Return to oven and bake 5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with additional Lightly Dried Basil, if desired.

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