Pepperoni and Cheese Chicken

Pepperoni and Cheese Chicken

  • Serves 4
  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 24 minutes

Nutrition facts

Per serving: Calories – 579; Protein – 58 g; Fat – 30 g; Carbohydrates – 17 g; Fibre – 4 g; Iron – 2 mg; Calcium – 257 mg; Sodium – 1,221 mg

Ingredients

4 skinless chicken breasts

375 ml (1 1/2 cups) marinara sauce

1 package (250 g) Roma Foods gluten-free pepperoni

250 ml (1 cup) shredded Italian cheese blend

30 ml (2 tbsp) fresh fine-leaf basil

Also needed:

1 onion, chopped

15 ml (1 tbsp) garlic, minced

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F).
  2. Heat a little olive oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Brown the chicken breasts for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Set aside on a plate.
  3. In the same skillet, cook the onion and garlic for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the marinara sauce and cover with half of the pepperoni. Return the chicken breasts to the pan and top with mozzarella and the rest of the pepperoni. Bake for 16 to 20 minutes, until the chicken is no longer pink in the centre.
  5. Brown the cheese under the broiler for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Garnish with basil leaves and serve.


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