Bruschetta Grilled Chicken

Our recipe of the week is Bruschetta Grilled Chicken. This recipe comes from the website delish.com. See the link at the bottom of the blog.

Bruschetta Grilled Chicken

This is a great version of grilled chicken when you are in the peak of fresh tomato season. It is so good it will be a repeat on your summer menu. Experiment with different varieties of tomatoes.

This is a healthy summer dish. Serve with a nice fresh greens salad with a light dressing or just a dash of fresh squeezed lemon.

Enjoy while relaxing on the deck with family or friends.

 

Ingredients for Bruschetta Grilled Chicken

Makes about 4 servings

4 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Juice of 1 lemon, divided

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 tsp. Italian seasoning or dried oregano

4 boneless skinless antibiotic free chicken breasts, pounded to even thickness

3 slicing tomatoes, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tbsp. freshly chopped basil

4 slices mozzarella

Freshly grated Parmesan, for serving

 

Directions for Bruschetta Grilled Chicken

1) In a small bowl, combine oil, half the lemon juice, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and Italian seasoning (or oregano) and whisk to combine. Transfer to a large re-sealable bag along with chicken; seal and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

2) Heat grill over medium-high then add chicken, discarding excess marinade. Grill until charred and cooked to an internal temperature of 165°, about 5 to 7 minutes per side.

3) Meanwhile, combine tomatoes, garlic, basil, and remaining lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper.

4) While chicken is still on grill, top each breast with 1 slice mozzarella and cover until cheese is melted, 2 to 3 minutes. Top chicken with tomato mixture. 

5) Garnish with Parmesan and serve.

PREP TIME: About 20 Minutes, Total time about 50 Minutes

 

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