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Caprese Baked Chicken

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Crispy baked chicken is topped with all the makings of a capers salad in this simple, flavorful dinner.

Brooke McLay
July 16, 2013

Ingredients

2
cups Progresso™ panko crispy bread crumbs
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2
cup butter, melted
8
slices (1/4 inch thick) fresh mozzarella
2
large ripe plum (Roma) tomatoes, sliced
1
medium yellow tomato, sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2
cup chopped fresh basil

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet or shallow baking pan with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 In shallow bowl, stir together bread crumbs and garlic salt. Dip each chicken breast in melted butter; coat with bread crumb mixture. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Top each chicken breast with 2 mozzarella slices. Bake 2 to 3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven.
  • 4 Top each chicken breast with tomato slices; sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle basil over top. Serve immediately.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet or shallow baking pan with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 In shallow bowl, stir together bread crumbs and garlic salt. Dip each chicken breast in melted butter; coat with bread crumb mixture. Place on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 22 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Top each chicken breast with 2 mozzarella slices. Bake 2 to 3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven.
  • 4 Top each chicken breast with tomato slices; sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle basil over top. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Don't want to turn on the oven? Try this recipe with grilled chicken instead!

Pair this recipe with a crisp green salad and a side of buttered corn for the ultimate, simple menu pairing!

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