Caprese Chicken

Caprese Chicken


  • 1 tbsp. J. Olive Co. Basil olive oil

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts

  • kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/4 cup J. Olive Co. Traditional balsamic vinegar

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved

  • 2 Tbsp shredded basil

  • 4 slices mozzarella


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil.

  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper and cook until golden and cooked through, 6 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.

  3. Add balsamic vinegar to the skillet to deglaze, then add garlic and stir until fragrant, 1 minute. Add tomatoes and season with salt. Let simmer until soft, 5 to 7 minutes.

  4. Stir in basil.

  5. Return chicken to skillet and nestle in tomatoes. Top with a slice of mozzarella and cover with a lid to melt cheese.

  6. Spoon tomatoes over chicken and serve.

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