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Mozzarella chicken recipe in tomato sauce

Easy Mozzarella Chicken in Tomato Sauce

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Mozzarella Chicken Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 people

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Tbsp  olive oil
  • 4 - 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • Mozzarella cheese slices for each piece of chicken
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • Tbsp  Italian seasoning divided
  • minced garlic cloves
  • 1/3  cup  white wine
  • 1 1/2  Tbsp  capers
  • cans 15 oz diced tomatoes
  • slices mozzarella cheese
  • Tbsp  fresh finely chopped herbs basil, parsley, or cilantro

Instructions

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet, over medium-high heat. Add chicken and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Cook for 6-8 minutes on each side, seasoning each time
Transfer chicken to a plate and set aside.
In the same skillet, add garlic and sauté for about 1 minute.
  3. Add white wine and scrape up the brown bits on the bottom of the pan with a spatula. 
Add tomatoes, 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning and capers. Mix well.
Return the chicken to the pan and top each piece with a slice of mozzarella.
  4. Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes.
Garnish with chopped herbs and serve hot over zucchini noodles “zoodles” or pasta.