Caprese Chicken

This twist on the classic Caprese salad was actually created by my boyfriend Steve. It’s super easy to make and a really impressive date night meal!

Caprese Chicken

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Try this amazing twist on the classic Caprese Salad - you won't regret it!


4 chicken breasts

1 cup packed fresh basil

3 cups cherry tomatoes

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

2 tsp olive oil

salt and pepper to taste


In a large nonstick frying pan, cook chicken about 10 minutes on each side over medium high heat.

Once chicken is cooked ALMOST completely through, remove from the pan and let rest on  a plate.

In the same frying pan add balsamic vinegar and reduce to about 1/4 cup.

Add in chicken, halved tomatoes and basil leaves.

While cooking, continue to spoon the balsamic reduction over the chicken to maintain moisture.

Serve with remaining basil as a garnish and grilled veggies.


Author: Salima's Kitchen

Salima Benkhalti is a personal chef in Portland, Oregon. Contact with inquiries about private events, meal plans or taking cooking classes at !

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