Cook This Delicious And Macro-Friendly Caprese Chicken!
Cook this delicious and macro-friendly Caprese chicken! Believe it or not, with just four main ingredients and 30 minutes, you can make this super delicious, and incredibly healthy Caprese chicken.
With mozzarella, tomato, and fresh basil, it tastes just like an authentic, Italian pizza... but you won't have to go and fly to Europe, or even save up macros, to enjoy it!
Prep Time: 5-10 minutes
Cook Time: 30-40 minutes
Total Time: 35-50 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 chicken (or 5 ounces)
Four 5-ounce chicken breasts (weighed raw)
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
One 10-ounce container cherry tomatoes
10 fresh basil leaves, chopped
Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
On the stovetop, heat a large, oven-safe skillet to medium heat.
Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and garlic powder on each side.
Spray pan with cooking spray, and add chicken. Brown for about 3 minutes until golden brown, and flip over to cook for 3 additional minutes.
Add cherry tomatoes to the pan, and place in oven to cook for 20-25 minutes (or until chicken's internal temperature reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit)
Remove from oven, and gently smash tomatoes with a fork if they haven't burst yet. This creates a delicious sauce!
Turn oven to a high broil, and sprinkle 1/2 ounce of cheese on to each breast. Place back in the oven to broil for 3-5 minutes, until the cheese is melted and golden.
Sprinkle with chopped basil.
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