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Caprese Baked Chicken

Caprese Baked Chicken
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4
Crispy baked chicken is topped with all the makings of a Caprese salad in this simple, flavorful dinner.
By Brooke McLay
Updated December 10, 2019

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.

  • 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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