Recipe: Tasty Mozzarella and Pepperoni Stuffed Chicken

Mozzarella and Pepperoni Stuffed Chicken.

Mozzarella and Pepperoni Stuffed Chicken You can have Mozzarella and Pepperoni Stuffed Chicken using 9 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Mozzarella and Pepperoni Stuffed Chicken

  1. It’s 4 of boneless, skinless chicken breasts.
  2. It’s 4 slice of mozzarella cheese.
  3. You need 1/2 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese.
  4. Prepare 16 slice of pepperoni.
  5. You need 1/2 cup of Italian seasoned bread crumbs.
  6. Prepare 1 jar of Marinara sauce.
  7. You need 1/2 cup of shredded Parmesan cheese.
  8. You need of dried basil.
  9. You need of garlic powder.

Mozzarella and Pepperoni Stuffed Chicken instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a 9×13 baking pan with non-stick spray. Set aside..
  2. Rinse chicken with water, and pat dry. Trim off any visible fat. Cut a deep, horizontal pocket in each piece of chicken. (Be careful not to cut all the way through).
  3. Stuff each chicken breast with one slice of Mozzarella cheese and 4 pepperoni slices..
  4. Sprinkle the tops of pepperonis with a dash of dried basil and garlic powder. Close the chicken breasts, and secure with a toothpick..
  5. Spread the bread crumbs in a shallow dish or plate. Dredge each breast into the bread crumbs to coat lightly..
  6. Place all the coated and stuffed chicken breasts into the baking pan..
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Remove pan from oven, and then remove the toothpicks from each chicken breast..
  8. Pour about 1/4 cup of marinara over each chicken breast. Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella and parmesan cheese..
  9. Place back in oven and bake another 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly..