Grilled Caprese chicken breasts

Grilled Caprese chicken breasts

Total: 35 min. | Active: 20 min.
Nutritional value / person: 478 kcal
, Fat: 17 g
, Carbohydrate: 26 g
, Protein: 54 g


4 person


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½ bunch basil, leaves torn off
½ bunch oregano, leaves torn off
½ dl olive oil
2 pinches cayenne pepper
¼ tsp salt


500 g cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1 garlic clove, squeezed
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
½ tsp salt
a little pepper

Charcoal/gas/electric grill:

4 chicken breasts (approx. 170 g each)
1 tbsp olive oil
½ tsp salt
150 g mozzarella, cut into 8 slices
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For a grill or aluminium tray

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Place the basil in a blender along with all the other ingredients up to and including the salt, puree.


Place the tomatoes, garlic and balsamic in the grill tray, mix, season.

Charcoal/gas/electric grill:

Brush both sides of the chicken breasts with oil, season with salt. With the lid down, grill the chicken over/on a medium heat (approx. 200 °C) for approx. 6 mins. on each side. Keeping the lid down, grill the tray of tomatoes alongside for approx. 10 mins., remove from the grill. Place two slices of mozzarella on each chicken breast, cover and grill for approx. 2 mins. Plate up the chicken breasts, top with the pesto and a few tomatoes, serve with the remainder of the tomatoes.

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Serve with: Toast

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