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Caprese Chicken

This easy one-pan caprese chicken is melt-in-your-mouth tender and fancy enough for company. You won't believe how easy it is.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 3 large Chicken breasts (halved and pounded)
  • Greek Girls Gourmet All Purpose Greek Seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 can Petite diced, fire roasted tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons Basil pesto
  • 4 ounces Fresh mozzarella, 6 slices
  • 2 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Using a meat tenderizer, pound the six pieces of chicken to equal thickness. Sprinkle chicken liberally on both sides with Greek Girls Gourmet All Purpose Greek Seasoning.
  • Place a large cast iron skillet over medium high heat and add olive oil. Sear chicken on both sides until well browned.
  • Remove chicken from pan and set aside.  Add to the skillet one can of fire roasted tomatoes and stir to deglaze.
  • Add chicken back to the pan and top each piece with ½ tablespoon of pesto, spreading to cover each piece.
  • Place skillet into preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, until chicken reaches internal temperature of 165°F.
  • Remove skillet from the oven and top each piece of chicken with a slice of mozzarella.
  • Preheat broiler. Place skillet under broiler for several minutes until cheese is melted.
  • Remove skillet from oven and drizzle with balsamic vinegar.
Keyword All Purpose Greek Seasoning, Caprese Chicken, One Pan Chicken