Zucchini Boats

Zucchini Boats

Ingredients

  • ½ lbs Crescent Foods Chicken Breast cut into small pieces 
  • 4 medium zucchini cut in half lengthwise 
  • 3 cloves garlic minced 
  • 1 tsp sea salt 
  • 1 ½ red chilli flakes 
  • 1 tsp italian seasoning 
  • 1 tsp dried oregano 
  • 2 ½ cups crushed tomatoes 
  • ¾ cups grated mozzarella cheese 
  • ¾ cups grated parmesan cheese 
  • 1 tsp lemon zest 
  • 1 tbsp parsley or coriander finely chopped 

Method 

  • Cut Zucchini in half lengthwise, scoop out the flesh in the middle to create your zucchini boats. 
  •  Place zucchini halves skin side down in a baking dish. Set Aside. 
  •  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  
  • In a frying pan on medium heat, add olive oil, salt, red pepper flakes and garlic. Heat till garlic becomes fragrant.  
  • Add in spices and cook for 2-3 minutes until chicken is cooked.  
  • Pour in crushed tomatoes into pan with chicken. Simmer on low for 10 minutes. 
  • Add in half the mozzarella and parmesan cheese and mix till melted into the sauce. Add in lemon zest. 
  • Scoop the sauce into the zucchini halves and top with remaining cheese. 
  • Bake in the oven for 25 minutes or until zucchini is cooked through.  
  • Broil for 1-2 minutes to brown the cheese, remove from oven and top with coriander/parsley.  

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