Variation On A Classic Dish

Pizza Style Chicken Breasts

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Pizza Style Chicken Breasts
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Health Score:
8,3 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
2 h.
Preparation
Calories:
492
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie492 kcal(23 %)
Protein42.08 g(43 %)
Fat24.02 g(21 %)
Carbohydrates25.31 g(17 %)
Sugar added3.14 g(13 %)
Roughage1.72 g(6 %)
Vitamin A141.71 mg(17,714 %)
Vitamin D0.63 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E3.17 mg(26 %)
Vitamin B₁0.28 mg(28 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin20.18 mg(168 %)
Vitamin B₆0.68 mg(49 %)
Folate51.6 μg(17 %)
Pantothenic acid1.15 mg(19 %)
Biotin4.91 μg(11 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.77 μg(26 %)
Vitamin C13.3 mg(14 %)
Potassium542.2 mg(14 %)
Calcium372.25 mg(37 %)
Magnesium51.2 mg(17 %)
Iron2.4 mg(16 %)
Iodine15.75 μg(8 %)
Zinc1.61 mg(20 %)
Saturated fatty acids7.8 g
Cholesterol137.88 mg

Ingredients

for
4
For the sauce
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove crushed garlic
1 onion (finely chopped)
2 cups canned, chopped tomatoes
¼ cup tomato puree
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon oregano (chopped)
½ teaspoon salt
For the chicken
cup dry breadcrumbs
¼ cup grated Parmesan
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon salt
freshly ground Black pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 skinless, boneless Chicken breasts
1 large egg (beaten)
4 slices Mozzarella
To garnish
Basil
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Preparation steps

1.
For the sauce: heat the oil in a pan and cook the garlic and onion for 5 minutes.
2.
Stir in the tomatoes and tomato puree, followed by the remaining ingredients. Reduce the heat, cover and cook simmer gently for 30 minutes, until thickened. Set aside.
3.
Heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4.
4.
For the chicken: mix together the breadcrumbs, cheese, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
5.
Heat the oil in a frying pan.
6.
Dip the chicken breasts first in the egg (shaking off any excess egg) and then coat in the breadcrumb
7.
mixture.
8.
Place in the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until browned. Place in a single layer in a baking tin or dish.
9.
Spread the sauce over the chicken.
10.
Bake for about 35-45 minutes (depending on thickness) until cooked through.
11.
Place a slice of mozzeralla on top of each cooked breast, then return to the oven for 4-5 minutes, until the cheese has melted.
12.
Garnish with basil leaves.