Grilled Caprese Chicken
Author: Nikki
  • ½ cup oil
  • 3 Tablespoons minced garlic
  • ⅓ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 6-8 chicken breasts
  • 6-8 slices tomatoes
  • 18-24 basil leaves
  • 6-8 slices fresh mozzarella cheese
  1. Combine oil, garlic, balsamic vinegar, dijon mustard, brown sugar, salt and pepper in small bowl and stir to combine ingredients. Pour into a large ziplock bag.
  2. Poke holes in chicken breasts with fork. Place chicken breasts in ziplock back with marinade. Zip shut and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  3. Grill on low for 10 minutes on each side or until chicken is fully cooked.
  4. Remove from grill place 3-4 basil leaves on top of chicken. Next top with a slice of tomato per chicken breast. Then top each chicken breast with a slice of fresh mozzarella cheese.
  5. Place under the broiler until cheese is melty. Keep a close eye as things burn fast under the broiler.
  6. Drizzle with addition balsamic vinegar if desired.
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