Lean + Green: Caprese Chicken

cheesy mozzarella chicken breasts, burst cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, balsamic vinegar


Serves: 2 Servings | Time to Table: 20 Minutes | Calories: 426 | Category: Gluten-Free, Keto, Lean + Green, Low-Calorie, Low-Carb | Allergens: Contains Milk (Mozzarella) | Excellent Source of: Protein | Good Source of: Vitamin C


  • - Chef's Knife
  • - Large Nonstick Skillet with Lid
  • - Measuring Spoons
  • - Tongs

What You Need:

  • - Coarsely Ground Black Pepper
  • - Kosher Salt or Flake Sea Salt
  • - Non-Stick Cooking Spray

What We Send:

  • - Asparagus Pieces
  • - Caprese Salad
  • - Chicken Breasts
  • - Minced Garlic

TK Table Talk:

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What To Do:

1. Chicken may arrive slightly frozen. Thaw as needed.

Caprese Chicken - Step 1

2. Cook Tomatoes: Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat with cooking spray and add tomatoes and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Sauté 3 minutes or until tomatoes begin to burst. Add balsamic vinegar and garlic, and remove from skillet.

Caprese Chicken - Step 2

3. Cook Asparagus: Coat skillet with cooking spray. Add asparagus to skillet and sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove from skillet.

Caprese Chicken - Step 3

4. Brown Chicken: Coat chicken with cooking spray and sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Brown chicken 3 minutes on each side.

Caprese Chicken - Step 4

5. Finish Dish: Top chicken evenly with cheese and surround with tomatoes. Cover and cook 2 minutes or until cheese melts and chicken is done.

To Serve: Thinly slice basil. Divide chicken and asparagus evenly between serving plates and sprinkle chicken with basil.

Pro Tip:

Roll the basil up tightly in a cigar shape and then slice.

Spice it Up!: Add a pinch of crushed red pepper to the tomatoes.


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