Pineapple Baked Chicken
This simple weeknight chicken dinner includes important Hawaiian pizza vibes
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
- ¾ tsp Italian-seasoning
- ¼ tsp garlic-powder
- ½ tsp sweet-paprika
- 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive-oil
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 2 tsp freshly chopped cilantro
- 1½ c shredded-mozzarella
- 2 tbsp freshly grated-Parmesan
- 4 thin pineapple rounds
- ¼ c diced red-onion
- Freshly ground black-pepper
Preheat oven to 375°. In a small-bowl, mix Italian-seasoning, sweet-paprika and garlic-powder. Season chicken with pepper & salt.
In a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high warmth, heat oil. Cook chicken on the very side till golden, about 5minutes. Remove from heat & sprinkle around with seasoning mix.
Sprinkle tops of chicken with 1 cup mozzarella & the most Parmesan. Arrange a pineapple round in addition to every piece of chicken. Sprinkle with remaining ½ cup mozzarella & remaining Parmesan.
Bake until cheese is melty and chicken is cooked through, about 10minutes.
Garnish with red onion and cilantro before serving.