Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time26 mins
Total Time31 mins
- 4 thin boneless skinless chicken breasts
- 1 1/4 teaspoons House Seasoning Blend - divided
- 2 tablespoons Mazola Corn Oil - divided
- 1 cup chopped tomatoes
- 1 shallot - minced
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
- 1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup part-skim mozzarella cheese
- Balsamic glazed - recipe below
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Season chicken on both sides with 1 teaspoon of House Seasoning Blend.
Heat 1 tablespoon of Mazola Corn Oil in a large, oven safe skillet over medium high heat.
Sear chicken on each side - about 2-3 minutes per side.
Transfer skillet to oven and bake for 20 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken is 160 degrees.
While chicken is baking, make the bruschetta topping.
In a bowl, combine the chopped tomatoes, shallots, garlic and basil.
Stir in 1/4 teaspoon of House Seasoning Blend, remaining tablespoon of Mazola Corn Oil and balsamic vinegar. Stir to combine.
When chicken has reached an internal temperature of 160 degrees, remove the pan from the oven and top each chicken breast with 1/4 cup of bruschetta mixture.
Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese on top of the tomato mixture and return the chicken to the oven for 5 minutes.
Remove chicken from the oven and drizzle with balsamic glaze before serving.
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- Use the freshest ingredients you can find in this recipe. The better the ingredients, the better the final dish.
- Use Mazola Corn Oil instead of olive oil.
- Use part-skim mozzarella cheese. The flavor and texture works great in this recipe.
- Season your chicken well with my House Seasoning Blend.
- Make sure you are using an oven-safe skillet.
- When a recipe call for House Seasoning Blend, you can find the recipe on www.itisakeeper.com. Simply search for "House Seasoning Blend" or you can substitute salt and pepper to taste.
- I always use unsalted butter in my recipes.
- I always use a meat thermometor to test for doneness when cooking meat.
- When a recipe is made in the oven, it should be pre-heated to the temperature in the recipe, unless otherwise noted.