Chicken Pizzaiola with Mozzarella and Pepperoni
Literally translated, pizzaiola means “in the style of the pizza maker” and indicates that the dish includes tomato sauce and cheese, typically both mozzarella and Parmesan. This dish is essentially a crustless pizza: boneless, skinless chicken breasts are topped with tomato sauce, cheese, and pepperoni and baked.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For our chicken pizzaiola recipe we liked the chicken best when it was coated in Parmesan, baked on top of tomato sauce, and topped with mozzarella and pepperoni. We found that this method helps safeguard the chicken from overcooking, as th...