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Simple Skillet Chicken Mozzarella

Simple Skillet Chicken Mozzarella – For a delicious and easy chicken dinner, this recipe is one to check out. A family favorite around my home and maybe yours too. Enjoy!
Course Dinner, Main Course, Potluck
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword baked chicken, chicken, chicken breasts, chicken parmesan, dinner, family dinners, mozzarella, skillet chicken
Servings 4
Author Pam


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder, plus 1/2 tsp for sauce
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder, plus 1/2 tsp for sauce
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning plus 1 tsp for sauce
  • 3/4 tsp kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper, plus 1/4 tsp for sauce
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 28 ounce can petite diced or crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, I used part skim


  1. 1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    2.Season chicken on both sides with garlic, onion, and Italian seasoning. Save the remaining for sauce.

    3.Place an oven-safe skillet ( I love this reasonably priced skillet, it’s large and can go into an oven up to 550 degrees) over medium-high heat. Add olive oil and heat until hot. Carefully add the chicken breasts to the skillet. Allow to brown on the first side, about 3 to 4 minutes, before flipping. This will keep chicken from sticking to pan.

    4.Top chicken breast with grated Parmesan cheese.

    5.Open can of tomatoes, Add in leftover seasonings. Stir gently. Pour over chicken in skillet. Let cook for about 2 to 3 minutes to heat through.

    6.Now, add mozzarella cheese over each chicken breast.

    7.Place skillet in oven and cook for 20 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees and juices run clear.

    8.While chicken is in the oven, prepare pasta, rice or vegetables.

    9.Take out of oven and let rest in pan on a cooling rack for about 5 minutes. Serve over the pasta, rice or vegetables. Enjoy!