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Caprese Chicken
with garlic-balsamic broccoli

Active: 25 min Total: 35 min
We love caprese salad, so why not combine it with simple grilled chicken to make it something special? This dish makes a great weeknight dinner but will also impress dinner guests if served at a party
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4
Caprese Chicken:
  • Skinless & boneless chicken breasts - 2
  • Broccoli - 1 1/2 lbs , chopped
  • Garlic - 2 cloves , minced
  • Roma tomato - 1 , sliced
  • Basil - 2 sprigs , leaves removed
  • Fresh mozzarella - 4 oz
  • Balsamic vinegar - 2 Tbsp
  • Dijon mustard - 2 tsp
  • Brown sugar - 2 tsp
  • Olive oil - 3 Tbsp

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Prep

  1. Chicken - Slice in half and then season and tenderize with salt & pepper
  2. Broccoli - Chop into bite-sized pieces
  3. Garlic / Tomatoes / Basil - Prep as directed
  4. Mozzarella - Divide into 4 slices

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Make

  1. Preheat oven to 400F (204C) degrees
  2. Whisk together balsamic vinegar, mustard, brown sugar, and olive oil. Toss half with the broccoli and spread out onto a sheet pan. Sprinkle with salt and roast for 25 minutes, shaking midway
  3. Heat a grill pan over medium high heat. Brush with some oil and then grill chicken on both sides for about 2 minutes (If grill pan isn't large enough to fit all the chicken pieces, transfer grilled pieces onto a sheet pan). Transfer chicken into the oven and cook for another 8 to 10 minutes in the oven. In the last 2 minutes of cooking, add a slice of mozzarella onto each chicken breast
  4. When chicken is done, top cheese with a basil leaf and tomato slice. Drizzle with rest of the sauce and enjoy with your crunchy, roasted broccoli

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