Baked Mozzarella Chicken

    Baked Mozzarella Chicken


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    Tired of simply pan-frying chicken breasts? Try this Italian recipe where they are pounded thin, rolled up with cheese, coated with breadcrumbs and baked in a wine and garlic sauce.

    Serves: 4 

    • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
    • 65g butter
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 4 slices mozzarella cheese
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 2 cups (250g) plain flour for coating
    • 1 cup bread crumbs
    • 65g butter
    • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
    • 1 cup (250ml) dry white wine

    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hour10min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    2. Place chicken breasts between 2 sheets of greaseproof paper. Pound each to 5mm 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 20x30cm baking dish.
    4. To Make Sauce: In a saucepan, melt 65g 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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