This Italian Breaded Chicken Recipe with Ham, Tomato Sauce & Mozzarella Cheese is a hearty meal for a family of four. The flavors are amazing together — it will taste as if you spent all day in the kitchen preparing this meal.
4 chicken thighs deboned and flattened between wax paper
2 whole eggs beaten
1 cup of seasoned bread crumbs
4 slices of lightly salted ham 1/4 ” thick (avoid sweetened ham for this recipe)
1 medium can of seasoned chunk tomatoes (salt, pepper, garlic, basil, oregano)
1 cup of shredded mozzarella
1/2 cup oil
2 cups egg noodles cooked (optional)
Place beaten eggs in a large bowl. In another large bowl add bread crumbs. Place oil in a large fry pan on medium high heat. First, take a thigh and cover completely with egg. Then place thigh into the bread crumbs. Be sure to coat both sides. Carefully place in fry pan. Repeat. Make sure to brown both sides. Preheat oven to 350* Place fried chicken thighs in a large casserole dish. Top chicken with one piece of ham. Then pour chunk tomatoes over ham. Lastly, cover with mozzarella cheese and bake for 10-12 minutes until cheese is melted and golden brown. Serve over buttered egg noodles if you’d like.
Enjoy this Italian Breaded Chicken Recipe with Ham, Tomato Sauce & Mozzarella Cheese with a soft breadstick or salad!
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