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Caprese-Stuffed Chicken Breast with Balsamic Reduction

Rated as 4.29 out of 5 Stars
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"This impressive stuffed chicken breast dish is easy to put together and so impressive! Perfect for any meal whether for family or company!"
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Ingredients

5 h servings 488
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 chicken breasts)

Directions

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  1. Mix olive oil, garlic, onion powder, black pepper, and sea salt together in a bowl. Place chicken breasts in a shallow dish and pour marinade on top. Refrigerate at least 4 hours.
  2. Heat balsamic vinegar in a small saucepan to a slow boil. Allow to boil for 15 minutes, watching carefully to prevent burning. Cook until vinegar has reduced to half the original volume. Allow balsamic reduction to cool completely.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  4. Place 1/4 cup basil leaves, 2 ounces mozzarella cheese, and 1/2 a tomato on each piece of chicken. Roll chicken up and secure with toothpicks.
  5. Heat olive oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium heat. Add stuffed chicken breasts to skillet and sear on all sides, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  6. Transfer skillet to the oven and bake until chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 10 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).
  7. Allow stuffed chicken breasts to rest 5 minutes. Drizzle with balsamic reduction before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 488 calories; 32.5 9.3 39.1 103 636 Full nutrition

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I really enjoyed making this recipe. I wasnt able to marinate for four hours, only about two, so i added extra seasoning to be safe. I also used fresh mozzarella and baked my chicken for about...

I purchased this at the "Sprout's" market near me .. They sell several different stuffed breast in the meat section.... It's a farmers type that sells !!! EVERYTHING !!! But I did make the reduc...

So delicious!!! I'm definitely putting this in my keeper file! Due to poor planning on my part, I only ended up marinating the chicken about 30 minutes, but even so, it had plenty of flavor. Ve...

I made this recipe for a family dinner. I couldn’t marinate it for 4 hours so I made more marinade and flipped the chicken a few times. This was a big hit! So much so it’s been requested agai...

Made it exactly as shown except we used a cast iron skillet on the grill.. It was great! Definitely a keeper