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Baked chicken caprese with bocconcini and tomato

Rose Reisman's daily recipe.

Baked chicken caprese with bocconcini and tomato

Rose Reisman

Baked chicken caprese with bocconcini and tomato

Serves 4

Ready in

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 17 minutes

Ingredients

• 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
• 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
• 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
• Salt and pepper
• 2 tsp vegetable oil
• 6 oz bocconcini cheese, sliced into 8 thin slices
• 2 plum tomatoes, sliced horizontally into rounds (1/4” thick)
• Chopped fresh basil

Balsamic Glaze (optional)

• 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
• 2 Tbsp maple syrup

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400 F.

2. Place flour, Parmesan and salt and pepper in dish. Coat chicken in mixture on both sides.

3. In a large hot skillet, sprayed with vegetable spray, add oil and sauté chicken just until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes.

4. Place chicken in baking dish. Baked for about 10 minutes or until chicken reaches 165 F.

5. Place cheese over top chicken.

6. Set oven to broil. Add chicken dish back in oven and broil for 2 – 3 minutes until cheese melts.

7. Garnish with tomato and fresh basil.

8. Glaze: In a small skillet, add balsamic vinegar and maple syrup. Bring to a boil and cook for 1 – 2 minutes, just until bubbles cover entire surface. Drizzle over chicken.

Nutrition per serving

• Calories 290
• Protein 10g
• Carbohydrates 40g
• Total fat 11 g

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