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Our Chicken Napoli Recipe Is Delicious On a Dime — Just $1.32 a Serving

If you’re wanting to whip up an easy dinner on a weeknight with optimal nutrition and lots of protein, this chicken Napoli recipe is just the thing for you! We made it super simple by using jarred pasta sauce, cutting down prep time to just 10 minutes and making this delicious meal table-ready in a whopping 20 minutes. The best part? It’s easy on your wallet, as it only costs $1.32 per serving! Comment below to let us know if you’ve tried it for yourself.

Bonus tip: Fennel seeds are the easy secret that gives store-bought sauce extra oomph in this dish. Before adding the seeds, we like to crush them to bring out their subtle flavor. Trouble is, pounding the hard exterior tends to send them scattering all over. Our simple fix: Place seeds in a plastic freezer bag, then lightly pound with a rolling pin, the bottom of a pot or a heavy can until finely crushed.

Yields

4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 4 (4–5 oz.) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. fennel seeds
  • 1 cup chunky pasta sauce, warmed
  • 1 plum tomato, sliced
  • 4 slices provolone cheese, halved

Instructions

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Coat nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Rub chicken with 1⁄4 tsp. salt; cook until browned, 5 min.; flip. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover; cook until chicken is no longer pink, 6–8 min., adding zucchini during last 4 min., flipping once. Crush fennel seeds (see tip at right).

Heat broiler. Spread sauce in 2-qt. baking dish; stir in fennel seeds. Add chicken; dividing evenly, top with zucchini, tomato slices and cheese. Broil until cheese melts, 2–3 min. If desired, sprinkle with basil leaves.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 340
  • Fat: 11 gram
  • Saturated Fat: 5 gram
  • Protein: 47 gram
  • Carbohydrate: 10 gram
  • Fiber: 2 gram
  • Cholesterol: 123 mg
  • Sugar: 7 gram
  • Sodium: 610 mg

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