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Balsamic Caprese Chicken (Grill or Stove Top)

Balsamic Caprese Chicken is a pan seared balsamic chicken, topped with creamy mozzarella cheese, fresh basil, and fresh Roma tomatoes. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: balsamic, caprese, chicken, Grilled chicken, mozarella, tomatoes
Servings: 4
Calories: 405kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. chicken breasts about 5-6 pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 Tbs minced garlic
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp minced onion
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 Tbs Raw Honey
  • Roma tomato sliced
  • Stella Fresh Mozzarella sliced
  • Fresh basil leaves 1-2 per piece of chicken

Instructions

  • Take two pieces of plastic wrap, and place chicken breast between it. Pound chicken breasts to ½" thick.
  • Salt and pepper both sides of the chicken
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet on medium-high heat. Sear chicken on both sides. Once it is brown, reduce heat to medium-low and add garlic.
  • Saute the garlic until it is tender, and slightly browned. But do not let it burn or it will turn bitter.
  • Add broth, balsamic and raw honey.
  • Turn heat up to medium-high and simmer for 08-10 minutes, covered until the chicken is cooked through. With internal temp of at least 165 degrees.
  • Turn oven on to broil on high. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place each piece of chicken on the baking sheet.
  • Wash basil leaves, and slice roma tomatoes
  • Place a basil leaf on top of each chicken breast, then cover with a slice of mozzarella.
  • Broil until cheese is slightly melted.
  • Add tomato slice, then return to the oven and cook again until the cheese is melted.
  • Garnish with additional fresh basil and Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 487mg | Potassium: 937mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 8.1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1.5mg