I love having easy, go-to dinner recipes that I can turn to on busy nights.
This Caprese Chicken recipe is one of my favorites. It only takes 30 minutes to make and is a delicious, flavor-packed dinner.
I used +Non GE/+Non GMO Forester Farmer’s Market™, which is a is a butcher-shop quality chicken that has been fed 100% locally sourced and non genetically engineered/non genetically modified (+Non GE/+Non GMO) grains. The chicken is available at select Sam’s Club locations.
This caprese chicken recipe is great to make in summer when tomatoes and basil are fresh, and I serve it with a simple green salad and a whole-grain bread.
This chicken re-heats well, and I always look forward to the leftovers for lunch the next day. Give it a try, and you’ll want to add it to your regular dinner rotation, too!
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Caprese Chicken Recipe
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves about 1 pound total
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- Salt and pepper
- 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 1 cup grape tomatoes halved
- 3 tablespoons torn fresh basil divided
- 4 slices fresh mozzarella
Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add olive oil.
Season chicken with Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.
Add chicken to pan, and cook until golden and cooked through, about 6-8 minutes per side.
Transfer cooked chicken to a plate.
Reduce heat to medium-low.
Add balsamic vinegar and brown sugar to skillet, and stir to combine.
Stir in garlic, and cook for 1 minute.
Add tomatoes. and season with salt.
Let tomatoes simmer until soft, 6-7 minutes.
Stir in half basil.
Return chicken to skillet.
Top with mozzarella, and cover to melt cheese.
Spoon tomatoes over chicken and sprinkle with remaining basil before serving.
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