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Caprese Chicken

Caprese Chicken

Time Involved
< 30 min
# of Ingredients
1 tbsp (15mL) 
Olive oil
¼ tsp (1mL) 
¼ tsp (1mL) 
Ground black pepper
Large clove garlic, minced
1 tsp (5mL) 
Fresh lemon juice
Zest of lemon, divided
package Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Thin Sliced Chicken Breasts
¼ cup (50mL) 
Chicken stock or water 5 Large tomato slices
Large tomato slices
Medium balls fresh Mozzarella cheese, each sliced into 3 pieces
Fresh basil leaves, chopped

PREHEAT oven 375°F (190°C).

MIX together oil, salt, pepper, garlic, lemon juice and ½ the lemon zest in a 9x13 inch (3.5L) oven proof baking dish. Add chicken, turning to coat, and allow to stand for 5 to 10 minutes.

POUR stock over chicken and top with tomato, cheese slices and basil.

BAKE in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until chicken reaches internal temperature of 170°F (77°C).

SPRINKLE with remaining lemon zest before serving.

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