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The Better-For-You Chicken Mozzarella

This chicken and cheese combo just got better.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup minced red onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup sherry vinegar
  • 1 pinch white pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups of cooked quinoa
  • 2 x 150 grams pieces of chicken breast
  • Salt and white pepper to season
  • Olive oil
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Parmesan cheese (optional)
  • Fresh parsley
  • Chili flakes

Steps

  1. Fry off the garlic and onions in some oil in a medium hot pan for 2 minutes.
  2. Add in all the other sauce ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Flatten your chicken breast, season with salt and white pepper. Coat with quinoa.
  4. Shallow fry at a low to medium heat in at least 1/2 inch of oil for about 5 minutes per side, until the chicken is cooked through.
  5. When your chicken is done, cover in parmesan and mozzarella. Put the on to let the cheese melt.
  6. Garnish with parsley and chili flakes. Season as needed.