Caprese Baked Chicken

caprese baked chicken Entree
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. MORE+ LESS-

Updated December 10, 2019
Progresso Breadcrumbs
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Progresso Breadcrumbs


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


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  • 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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