Baked Chicken Pepperoni

Baked Chicken Pepperoni There was a movie in the 1980s called Seems Like Old Times starring Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase. One of the recurring themes in this movie was Goldie Hawn’s character’s ability to cook an amazing dish called Chicken Pepperoni. I had never heard of Chicken Pepperoni before, but I thought it sounded delicious. So I decided to put some ingredients together and gave it the ol’ college try. It came out delicious!

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 22 mins

    TOTAL : 32 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • Rub oregano and basil over chicken breasts.

  • Spray a large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Add chicken; cook until browned and no longer pink in the center, about 5 minutes per side.

  • Pour half the spaghetti sauce into a large baking dish. Lay chicken breasts on top. Coat chicken with remaining half of the spaghetti sauce. Scatter mozzarella cheese over sauce. Arrange 6 pepperoni slices over each chicken breast.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted, about 10 minutes.

Per Serving: 418 calories; protein 46.8g; carbohydrates 16.9g; fat 17.4g; cholesterol 133.2mg; sodium 1355mg. Use any blend of Italian shredded cheeses instead of mozzarella if preferred.