Chicken Caprese

Chicken Caprese

4 servings | Prep time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dry Italian seasoning (or equal parts of garlic powder, dried oregano and dried basil)
  • 4 thick (½-inch) slices ripe tomato
  • 4 1-ounce slices fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced basil
  • Pepper to taste

Directions

  • Heat a grill or grill pan over medium high heat
  • Drizzle 1 tablespoon of olive oil over chicken breasts and season to taste with and pepper
  • Sprinkle Italian seasoning over the chicken
  • Place the chicken on the grill and cook for 3 to 5 minutes per side, or until done. Cook time will vary depending on the thickness of your chicken breasts
  • When chicken is done, top with a slice of mozzarella cheese and cook for 1 more minute
  • Remove from heat and place chicken breasts on a plate
  • Top each breast with one slice of tomato, thinly sliced basil and pepper to taste
  • Drizzle with balsamic vinegar or balsamic glaze and serve

Nutritional Values

  • Calories: 230
  • Fat: 9 gram
  • Cholesterol: 80 milligrams
  • Sodium: 105 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates: 4 grams
  • Dietary Fiber: 0 grams
  • Sugar: 2.5 grams
  • Protein: 33 grams