Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Chicken Mozzarella Bake

4 to 6 chicken breast halves
salt and pepper
garlic powder
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
8 ounces sliced mushrooms
1 tablespoon butter
2 to 3 tablespoons Marsala or white wine, or use chicken broth
1 medium to large tomato, sliced
4 to 6 green onions, thinly sliced
8 ounces Mozzarella cheese, sliced

Pound chicken breast halves between sheets of plastic wrap until evenly thinned out.

Salt and pepper both sides then sprinkle lightly with garlic powder.

In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat.

Add chicken to the heated skillet; cook for about 5 minutes on each side.

Remove to a baking dish.

Add 1 more tablespoon butter to the skillet along with the wine or broth then saute the mushrooms until tender and golden brown.

Pour mushroom mixture over chicken in baking dish.

Top with tomato slices and sliced green onions.

Place Mozzarella slices over all.

Bake at 325° for 25 minutes.