A quick and easy Mozzarella Chicken In Tomato Sauce made in the one skillet in under 15 min! A restaurant quality dinner full of flavour in half the time.

When craving a Chicken Parmigiana and no time to make it, I opt for this quick version, smothered in tomato sauce and topped with melted mozzarella cheese. If you don’t have the time to make a restaurant quality dinner but you’re craving those flavours, this recipe is for you! Mozzarella Chicken In Tomato Sauce always wins!


4 servings
  1. 1 tsp dried basil leaves
  2. 1 tsp dried parsley leaves
  3. 1/2 tsp ground oregano
  4. Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  5. 2 Tbsp olive oil
  6. 2 skinless and boneless chicken breasts, halved to make 4 fillets
  7. 1 tsp minced garlic
  8. 2 cups Marinara sauce / tomato sauce (Use homemade tomato sauce or store-bought marinara sauce) (choice)
  9. 1-2 tsp Italian seasoning or to taste
  10. 1 cup shredded mozzarella


  1. Preheat the broiler/grill to a medium heat setting.
    Combine the herbs in a shallow bowl with salt and pepper and oil. Coat both sides of each chicken fillet with the oil. Heat a large heavy oven-proof skillet over high heat. Add the fillets and pan fry on each side until golden.

  2. Add the garlic to the same pan and allow to fry until fragrant (about 30 seconds). Spoon the marinara sauce over and around the chicken. Add the Italian seasonings into the sauce and stir them through. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of the mozzarella over each chicken fillet; transfer to the oven / broil / grill until the cheese has melted and the chicken is cooked through.

  3. Garnish with freshly chopped parmesan cheese and serve over noodles, rice, pasta, steamed vegetables, or with a salad!

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