Home Made Pizza Chicken Recipe

Pizza-baked chicken is juicy and so flavorful! It is an awesome change from the boring and dry! This is the perfect family meal.

yield: SERVES 4 prep time: 10 MINUTES cook time: 20 MINUTES total time: 30 MINUTES

Ingredients

  • 4x small chicken breasts, flattened
  • 100g (3.5 oz) of mozzarella, grated
  • 1.25 cups (300ml) of passata (crushed tomatoes)
  • 2 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • ¾ teaspoon of onion powder
  • ¾ teaspoon of garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon of dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon of dried basil
  • cooking oil spray
  • salt and black pepper
  • fresh parsley
  • optional: ½ tablespoon of granulated sweetener if you prefer a sweeter pizza sauce. (I use erythritol)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 220c, fan 180c, 425f, gas mark 7
  2. In a bowl combine the passata, tomato paste, onion powder, garlic powder, basil and oregano and set aside.
  3. Season one side of the flattened chicken breasts with salt and black pepper.
  4. Spray a frying pan over medium-high heat with cooking oil spray, Once hot, add the flattened chicken breasts (2 at a time if needed – don’t overcrowd the pan if not big enough), seasoned side down.
  5. Season over the top with salt and black pepper, and spray the top with cooking oil spray.
  6. After 2-3 mins, flip the chicken over, should be nice and golden, and repeat with the other side.
  7. Transfer to an ovenproof dish.
  8. Top with the pizza sauce, and grated mozzarella.
  9. Bake till cheese is melted and chicken cooked through (but still tender (approx 10-12 mins).
  10. If you want the cheese more golden, you can finish off under the grill for a couple of minutes.
  11. Sprinkle with fresh parsley.
  12. Serve with your choice of sides

This recipe is gluten-free friendly

  • W/W Personal Points: 3+ per serving (add ingredients to your W/W diary for points value – as this may vary depending on your personal points zero foods)

Optional – add some additional pizza toppings of choice, like vegetables, pepperoni, olives, of different types of cheese (just adjust the syn value for any toppings that are not syn-free)

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