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This easy one-pan Three-Cheese Chicken recipe requires just a few ingredients and almost no clean-up.
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Quick Three Cheese Chicken

This easy one-pan Three-Cheese Chicken recipe requires just a few ingredients and almost no clean-up. Make this perfect weeknight dinner in just 25 minutes!
Prep Time10mins
Cook Time15mins
Total Time25mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: three cheese chicken
Servings: 4servings
Calories: 286kcal
Author: Tania Sheff

Ingredients

  • 2bonelessskinless chicken breasts
  • 1cuplow-moisture mozzarellashredded
  • 1/3cupParmesan cheeseshredded
  • 1/3cupricotta cheese
  • 2garlic clovesminced
  • 1tbsp.butter
  • 1tbsp.olive oil
  • 2tsp.divided
  • Salt and pepperto taste
  • Freshly chopped parsleyto garnish

Instructions

  • Place the chicken breasts on a cutting board and cut horizontally through the breasts. Put the breasts between two pieces of plastic wrap and pound them with the flat side of a meat tenderizer, until they appear to be of even thickness.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the mozzarella, Parmesan, ricotta, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium-high heat. Arrange the chicken on the skillet and season it with salt and 1 teaspoon of paprika. Cook the chicken for about 5 minutes, until a golden crust appears, and then flip.
  • Divide the cheese mixture into four equal parts and spread it evenly on top of the chicken. Sprinkle it with the remaining paprika.
  • Cover with a lid and cook for another 5-7 minutes, until the cheese melts and the chicken is cooked through. Garnish with parsley and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 428mg | Potassium: 313mg | Vitamin A: 1650IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 359mg | Iron: 1mg