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Bruschetta chicken on a white plate with a red napkin and silverware
5 from 7 votes

Bruschetta Chicken

Prep Time4 mins
Cook Time26 mins
Total Time31 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 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

Balsamic Glaze

  • 2 cups balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  • 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.

Balsamic Glaze

  • Bring balsamic vinegar to boil in a small saucepan.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes or until reduced by at least half.

Notes

  1.  Use the freshest ingredients you can find in this recipe.  The better the ingredients, the better the final dish.
  2. Use Mazola Corn Oil instead of olive oil.
  3. Use part-skim mozzarella cheese.  The flavor and texture works great in this recipe. 
  4. Season your chicken well with my House Seasoning Blend
  5. Make sure you are using an oven-safe skillet.  
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