Chicken Caprese

This baked Chicken Caprese recipe is so light, fresh, and bursting with flavor! The chicken is browned in a cast iron, topped with melted mozzarella, fresh basil, tomatoes, and a homemade balsamic reduction.

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Servings: 4

– 1 lb chicken breast about 2 half breasts – 1 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes – salt & pepper to taste – 2 garlic cloves minced – 4 slices fresh mozzarella – 6 basil leaves – 3 tbsp olive oil – 3 tbsp unsalted butter – 3/4 cup good balsamic vinegar – 2 tbsp honey

TOTAL Time: 40 Min


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Season and cook the chicken.


Sprinkle the chicken cutlets with salt and pepper. Then brown the chicken in a cast-iron skillet with hot oil and butter, cooking it fully.

Saute the garlic and tomatoes.


Now remove the cooked chicken and place the minced garlic and cherry tomatoes into the skillet. Saute them for a minute or so.

Melt the mozzarella.


Place the mozzarella cheese on top of the baked chicken Caprese and broil it in the oven until the mozzarella cheese melts. Then top it with freshly chopped basil and the balsamic reduction.