Caprese Balsamic Chicken

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Caprese Balsamic Chicken
 
Recipe
 
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
30 mins
 
Easy balsamic chicken recipe with a caprese twist on it!
Author: Jen Nikolaus
Recipe type: Main
Serves: 4-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs. chicken breasts (about 5-6 pieces)
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 cup low sodium-chicken broth
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. Truvia Brown Sugar Blend (or about 6 Tbsp. brown sugar)
  • sliced tomato
  • sliced mozzarella
  • fresh basil
 
Instructions
  1. In between two pieces of plastic wrap, pound chicken breasts to ½" thick. (Mine were large, so I cut them in half). Salt and pepper both sides.
  2. Heat oil in saucepan on medium-high. Brown chicken on both sides. Reduce heat to medium-low and add garlic.
  3. Cook until garlic is tender, being careful not to burn it. Add broth, balsamic and Truvia. Turn heat up to medium-high and simmer for 10-12 minutes, covered until chicken is cooked through.
  4. Preheat broiler. Line baking sheet with parchment. Place each chicken piece on baking sheet. Place a sprig of basil on top of each breast then cover with a slice of mozzarella.
  5. Broil until cheese is slightly melted. Add tomato slice on top. Heat again until tomato is warm and cheese is melted. Serve as is or with a little extra sauce from the pan drizzled on top. Enjoy!