Chicken Caprese Focaccia

Crusty French loaf marries with favorite tomato, cheese, basil, balsamic and chicken.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf
1
container (16 oz) marinated fresh mozzarella ciliegine cheese (cherry-size balls), drained, marinade reserved
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 oz each)
1
package (8 oz) grape tomatoes, cut in half
1/4
cup fresh basil leaves, torn
3
tablespoons Crisco® 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4
cup balsamic vinegar glaze
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Cut loaf of dough crosswise into 4 pieces; place on ungreased 15x10-inch pan with sides. Press each piece into 5x4-inch oval; make indentations with handle of wooden spoon. Brush 1 tablespoon of the reserved mozzarella marinade on each oval. Lightly sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the remaining mozzarella marinade. Sprinkle chicken breasts with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Cook chicken in marinade over medium-high heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until chicken is no longer pink in center and thermometer inserted in center reads 165°F. Remove from skillet; cut diagonally into 1/2-inch slices.
  • 3 In each of 4 shallow bowls, place 1 focaccia. Top with chicken, tomatoes, mozzarella and basil. Drizzle each with olive oil and balsamic glaze. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; garnish with basil sprigs, if desired.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    800
    (
    Calories from Fat
    400),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    44g
    44%
    (Saturated Fat
    21g,
    21%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    170mg
    170%;
    Sodium
    1290mg
    1290%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    56g
    56%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    30%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    70%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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