Pizza Chicken

Pizza baked chicken is juicy and so flavorful! 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 tablespoon 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 a medium-high heat with cooking oil spray, one hot, add the flattened chicken breasts (2 at a time if needed – don’t overcrowd 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

  • Slimming World – 1 Healthy Extra A per serving
  • WW Personal Points: 3+ per serving (add ingredients to your WW 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 syn value for any toppings which are not syn free)

Pizza Chicken

Pizza Chicken

Indulge in the delectable fusion of Italian flavors and wholesome ingredients with our exquisite recipe for WW Pizza Chicken. Crafted with care, this culinary masterpiece combines the timeless allure of pizza with the health-conscious principles of Weight W\W. Elevating the humble chicken breast to new heights, our recipe promises a symphony of savory tastes and textures that will tantalize your taste buds and nourish your body.

Ingredients and Preparation: Begin your gastronomic journey by assembling the finest ingredients: succulent boneless, skinless chicken breasts, a luscious marinara or pizza sauce of your choice, and a harmonious blend of shredded part-skim mozzarella and grated Parmesan cheese. Enhance the flavors with aromatic herbs like oregano and basil, infusing each bite with a burst of Mediterranean essence. Season the chicken breasts generously with salt, pepper, and the fragrant herbs, ensuring a symphony of flavors in every mouthful.

Cooking Process: As your culinary canvas awaits, preheat the oven to a perfect 375°F (190°C), setting the stage for culinary excellence. Carefully arrange the seasoned chicken breasts on a pristine baking dish or a parchment-lined baking sheet, ready to embark on their transformative journey. With artistic precision, layer each chicken breast with a velvety blanket of marinara or pizza sauce, setting the stage for the pièce de résistance. Sprinkle a generous handful of shredded mozzarella cheese atop the sauce, creating a decadent mosaic of dairy delight. For the finishing touch, adorn each masterpiece with a sprinkle of grated Parmesan cheese, elevating its allure to unprecedented heights.

Culinary Alchemy: As the aroma of bubbling cheese and savory herbs fills the air, allow the chicken to undergo its metamorphosis in the heat of the oven. With bated breath, watch as the cheese melts into a golden cascade of indulgence, enveloping the chicken breasts in a cloak of culinary perfection. After a brief interlude of 25-30 minutes, behold your masterpiece—crisp, succulent chicken adorned with a symphony of flavors, ready to enchant the senses and delight the palate.

Presentation and Serving Suggestions: With reverence and anticipation, remove the WW Pizza Chicken from the oven, allowing it to rest and settle into its newfound glory. Embrace the opportunity to adorn your creation with a vibrant array of optional toppings, from earthy mushrooms to crisp bell peppers, adding a personal touch to your culinary masterpiece. Serve alongside a verdant salad or a medley of roasted vegetables, completing the tableau of gastronomic delight. Whether shared with loved ones or savored in solitary splendor, our WW Pizza Chicken promises an unforgettable dining experience, where every bite tells a story of indulgence and nourishment.

Conclusion: In the tapestry of culinary exploration, our recipe for WW Pizza Chicken stands as a testament to the artistry of Italian-inspired cuisine and the principles of health-conscious dining. With each succulent bite, savor the harmony of flavors and the promise of wholesome indulgence. From kitchen to table, let this culinary creation be a celebration of taste, tradition, and the joy of wholesome living.

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Welcome! I’m Anosh the owner and founder of Low Carb Diet World. I created this website back in 2013 as a way to save keto-low carb recipes and share them with others.