Garlic Tomato Chicken with Mozzarella

dice the shallot

mince the  garlic cloves

chop the mozzarella

season chicken with  salt, pepper, garlic  powder and paprika

heat oil and butter over medium high

add chicken

sear 5 minutes  per side

remove from skillet

add garlic and shallot, cook for 2 minutes

deglaze with  white wine, simmer for 2 minutes

add salt, pepper,  dried basil and  tomato paste,  stir for 1 minute

pour in  chicken broth, stir to combine

add canned  cherry tomatoes,  bring to a boil, simmer for  5 minutes

meanwhile, chop the basil

add chicken

add basil and  mozzarella

top with Parmesan, black pepper and red pepper flakes

simmer for 5 minutes

alternatively, finish off in the oven