Chicken Mutz

Usually cheesy recipes are my thing, but this recipe was a big hit with my husband as well!  I’ve seen this recipe on several recipe sites, and I wanted to try it because it not only sounded good, but it looked super easy.  And leave it up to me to find a way to make it even easier!  Today I’m sharing the original instructions with you, and also throwing in my shortcuts, in case you want to use those instead.
Recipe for Chicken Mutz:
Chicken Breasts, skinless and boneless
Mozzarealla cheese (recipe called for a block, I used shredded)
Garlic salt
Italian Style Bread crumbs
Directions:  There are two method for prepping your chicken.  You can either cut a pocket into each breast, by slicing in half. (Do not slice all the way through). 
Or you can fold/roll your chicken over and secure it with toothpicks. (If you use the second method (which I use), you may want to put chicken in a ziplock and flatten it out a little bit with a hammer or meat tenderizer first). 
If you’re using a block of mozzerella cheese, slice up your mozzarella into ½ inch thick slices. Place 1 slice of the cheese (or a handful of the shredded cheese) into each chicken pocket and fold over.  If you’re using the second method, place the slice of cheese (or shredded cheese) on top of your piece of chicken.  Then fold/roll the chicken over and secure it shut with toothpicks. (I use about 4 or 5 toothpicks per piece of chicken).
Next generously spread your mayonnaise over your chicken breasts (on all sides). Then season with garlic salt and black pepper. Finally give it a sprinkling of Italian style bread crumbs.
Bake at 350 for 45 minutes. For a crispy topping, turn on the broiler in the last two minutes of cooking.
Tips & Suggestions:
-I also added some cheddar cheese in here, to go along with mozzarella, and it was delicious!
-Very important – Don’t forget to take out ALL the toothpicks, if you’re using the fold/roll method.



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  1. This is the first time I am seeing the recipe but it looks pretty amazing!

  2. the country cook says

    Sounds good!

  3. Maria and Michelle says

    That looks good! I'll have to put that on my recipe list for a night soon. Thanks 🙂

  4. I'm bookmarking this recipe. It looks like one we'd really enjoy!

  5. says

    wow! I am always looking for new recipes and I will be trying this one, this week!! Thanks for sharing.

  6. shopannies says

    sounds delicious to me it is also a new recipe that entices me to try it

  7. Rachel Lynn says

    I've made something like that before, but put bacon or ham in with the cheese. I never thought to try it without.

  8. This sounds scrumptious! 😀

  9. Just wanted you to know I tired this after finding over at Tasty Tuesday. It was awesome! Thanks I made extra thinking it would be great so now I have dinner for next week! Thanks great recipe!

  10. TidyMom says

    YUM!! I'm always looking for new ways to fix chicken!!

    Thanks for sharing and linking to I'm Lovin' It! Have a GREAT weekend.

  11. tales from an oc cottage says

    Goodness gracious! Amazing!

    m ^..^

  12. Aubree Cherie says

    This looks like it would be packed with flavor!

    ~Aubree Cherie

  13. Joy @ Joy Of Desserts says

    Found your link at Tuesday Tastes. Always nice to get a recipe that's been family approved. Love all the mozzarella cheese.

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