About this recipe:This recipe was passed down from a family member, who guaranteed it was a great romantic meal, she was right. Don't let the list of ingredients intimidate you, it's easy and delicious. The creamy tomato sauce served with the crunchy chicken, is absolutely divine.
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Method Prep:20min › Cook:30min › Ready in:50min
Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in garlic and onion; cook until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 2 minutes. Pour in diced tomatoes and sugar. Increase heat to medium-high, and bring to a simmer, then reduce heat to medium-low and continue simmering for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Once the sauce has simmered, stir in the cream and season to taste with salt and pepper. Simmer for an additional 3 minutes. Lower heat and keep sauce warm
Stir together breadcrumbs, 2 tablespoons Parmesan and dried oregano; set aside. In a small bowl, whisk together egg and 2 tablespoons milk until blended. Dip chicken breasts into the egg, then press into breadcrumb mixture to coat both sides, shaking off excess.
Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add chicken breasts and cook on both sides until they reach an internal temperature of 70 degrees C and the breadcrumb crust is golden brown, about 10 minutes.
To serve, spoon sauce over chicken and top with Mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses. Let stand a few minutes until the cheese has melted from the heat of the sauce.