Friday, August 15, 2014

Baked Chicken and Zucchini

This recipe makes juicy and delicious baked chicken breast.


1 egg
1 tbsp water
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
2 tbsp olive oil
4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1 tbsp minced garlic
2 zucchinis, sliced
2 tomatoes, sliced
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
2 tbsp basil

1) Beat egg, water, salt, and pepper.  Set 2 tablespoons bread crumbs aside; pour remaining bread crumbs into a large resealable plastic bag. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then place in bag and shake to coat.
2) Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet and cook chicken in browned. Remove chicken from pan. Add remaining 2 tablespoons oil to skillet; cook and stir zucchini and garlic until zucchini is slightly tender. Transfer to prepared baking dish.
3) Sprinkle 2 tbsp reserved bread crumbs over zucchini. Top with tomato slices, mozzarella cheese, and basil. Place chicken on top of zucchini layer. Cover baking dish with aluminum foil.
4) Bake at 400 degrees F for about 25 minutes.

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