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Chicken Mozzarella

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Chicken Mozzarella:
2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1/4 cup butter
1- 8 oz. can tomato sauce
1/2 tsp. basil
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4 tsp. paprika
Mozzarella Sauce:
1 Tblsp. butter
1 Tblsp. flour
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup half & half
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


Cut chicken into serving pieces.

Dip chicken into egg, coat with bread crumbs.

Heat butter in a 12 inch skillet until melted.

Add chicken and cook over medium heat until

brown on both sides.

Stir in tomato sauce and basil; reduce heat.

Cover and cook on low for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile prepare Mozzarella Sauce:

Heat butter in 1 quart saucepan until melted.

Stir in flour, salt and cayenne.

Cook over low heat stirring constantly until smooth and bubbly; remove from heat.

Stir in chicken broth and half & half.

Return to heat and bring to a boil, stirring

constantly. Boil and stir for 1 minute.

Remove from heat and stir in mozzarella

until melted.

Next, arrange the chicken pieces in ungreased

9 x 9 x 1-1/2 inch baking dish.

Spoon mozzarella sauce over chicken pieces.

Sprinkle with mozzarella & paprika.

Set oven to broil or 550 degrees. Broil

chicken with tops 6-7 inches from heat until

cheese is melted and sauce is bubbly around


Very good served with pasta & sauce.

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