Looking for a way to spice up your everyday – or depressed Sunday dinner? The answer always will be, now listen closely, cheese. That’s right. What else could be the solution to your problems than some kind of gooey or grated or smelly or chunky or crumbly, delicious cheese?
Tonight is a good example – how to spice up your boring chicken breasts? Well, melt mozzarella on them! Served with spinach sautéed in butter and a crusty garlic bread, this chicken will leave you super satisfied – and feeling like you’ve created something out of nothing.
For this dish, I used:
Two slices of boneless, skinless chicken breast in whole Half a ball of mozzarella – then of course, I was just being shy One cup of chicken stock Salt, pepper Thyme
The special touch on it for me was that after searing the meat in a very hot pan, I transferred my chicken to the oven, with some chicken stock covering the slices about halfway up; this way, the breasts turned soft on the inside like never before. Even the colour was good to look at.
When the chicken was cooked overall, I sliced the mozzarella thinly and put two slices on each breast – back to the oven it went, and the heat worked its magic. Here is the result:
Vera Sugár, graduate with a journalism and creative writing degree, started writing at the age of 10. Passionate about literature, arts, history and languages, she speaks fluent English, French and Spanish. Her works are available at http://goodaswinter.wordpress.com.