Caprese Grilled Chicken


If you’re bored of plain grilled chicken breasts, this caprese grilled chicken is the answer. Marinated in a super flavorful balsamic vinaigrette and topped with fresh mozzarella, tomato and basil, these chicken breasts are the perfect addition to your weekly meal prep.


Serves 4



  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt

  • 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts

  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese, sliced

  • 1 large tomato, sliced

  • Chopped fresh basil


  1. Stir together the ingredients for the marinade in a small bowl.

  2. Butterfly the chicken breasts and place them in a large ziplock back with the dressing. Toss well and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

  3. Grill the chicken on high heat for about 5 minutes per side or until cooked through.

  4. Layer mozzarella and tomato slices on top and cook on low for 2-3 minutes more until the cheese is melted.

  5. Top with fresh basil and drizzle with balsamic if desired.

Lauren Hall