Caprese Chicken

Caprese Chicken

Caprese salad is one of my favs. So, why not make it into the main entree? Voila, Caprese Chicken.We made this and it was a big hit. Plus, it was easy to make.

The flavors blended so well together. Only one thing missing…I didn’t open a bottle of wine.

4.5 from 2 votes
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Caprese Chicken
Prep Time
30 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 4 boneless chicken breast
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 2 Tbs olive oil , divided
  • 3 large cloves garlic , minced
  • 2 pints cherubs tomatoes , halved (cherry or grape tomatoes would be fine, I just prefer cherubs)
  • 10 large fresh basil leaves , chopped
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cheese , sliced in 1/2 inch slices
  • Balsamic vinegar , to taste
Instructions
  1. Salt and peper both sides of the chicken breast, set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, warm 1 tablespoon olive oil over med-high heat.
  3. Add chicken, cover and cook about 10 minutes on each side, until the internal temperature reaches 165º.
  4. While chicken is cooking, warm remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium skillet on med-high heat.
  5. Add garlic and cook for a couple minutes, until fragrant.
  6. Add tomatoes and continue sautéing about 5 minutes, until tomatoes start to soften/wrinkle.
  7. Remove from heat, stir in basil and set aside.
  8. When chicken reaches its desired doneness, top each breast with slices of mozzarella.
  9. Pour tomato mixture on top.
  10. Cover and let cheese melt, about 1-2 minutes.
  11. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar.
  12. Serve immediately.

Caprese Chicken

Waiting for our new house to be finished is taking for-ev-er! I want my new kitchen and sunroom 🙂 .

Caprese Chicken Caprese Chicken

Enjoy, Jerry & Roni !!!

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