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Cheesy Chicken with Mushrooms - Breaded chicken cutlets layered with sliced mushrooms and mozzarella. Easy dinner! | browneyedbaker.com

Cheesy Chicken with Mushrooms

An easy recipe for breaded chicken cutlets layered with sliced mushrooms and mozzarella cheese. Easy weeknight dinner!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep 15 minutes
Cook 30 minutes
Total 45 minutes
Servings 4 to 6 servings
Calories 468 kcal
Author Michelle

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 16 ounces sliced mushrooms divided
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter, divided
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 cup chicken broth

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spread half of the sliced mushrooms over the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  3. Place the eggs and bread crumbs in two separate shallow dishes (pie plates work great for this).
  4. Dip the chicken breasts in the egg, then into the bread crumbs, patting them to adhere.
  5. In a 12-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat until melted. Add half of the breaded chicken to the pan and saute until golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes. Remove the chicken from the skillet and place on top of the mushrooms in the baking dish. Repeat with the remaining butter and chicken breasts.
  6. Sprinkle the remaining sliced mushrooms over the chicken, then top with the shredded mozzarella cheese. Pour the chicken broth into the bottom of the pan.
  7. Bake until the cheese is melted and browned, and the chicken is cooked through, about 30 minutes.

Recipe Notes

  • I recommend using the thin sliced chicken breasts, or chicken tenders.
  • This dish is also great with Swiss cheese instead of mozzarella.
  • You can choose to cover the dish with aluminum foil while baking to retain the juices, however the mozzarella cheese will not brown.

Nutritional values are based on one serving

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Chicken with Mushrooms
Amount Per Serving
Calories 468 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 201mg67%
Sodium 914mg40%
Potassium 926mg26%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 47g94%
Vitamin A 650IU13%
Vitamin C 6.7mg8%
Calcium 250mg25%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.