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Strawberry Balsamic Chicken

Strawberry Balsamic Chicken
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Serves: 4 servings
A different take on a classic summer favorite - the caprese salad. Instead of the classic tomato and mozerella, this recipe utilizes strawberries for a sweet, fresh and delicious meal!

Credit: https://www.gimmesomeoven.com/strawberry-balsamic-chicken/

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar, divided
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and roughly chopped
  • 4 oz. fresh mozzarella ball (or shredded mozzarella), roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine chicken breasts and ½ cup balsamic in a ziploc bag. Refrigerate for 5 minutes - 5 hours.
  3. When ready to cook, place chicken in a baking dish and our the remaining vinegar on top. Season chicken generously with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  5. Meanwhile, bring the remaining ½ cup vinegar to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce to medium-low and simmer for about 10 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  6. In a small bowl, stir together strawberries, mozzarella, and basil to make a caprese topping.
  7. Add generous amount of caprese to each chicken breast, and drizzle with reduced balsamic vinegar.

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