Big Green Egg: Caprese Chicken
Grill / Chicken
Big Green Egg
If you've ever wondered, in the culinary world the term "Caprese" simply refers to a salad or other dish made with slices of mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. The flavor combination always work and this elegant, but simple, grilled chicken recipe from the Big Green Egg kitchen is no exception. Made with Greensbury's organic, free-range chicken breasts.
1/2 Tbsp. kosher salt
1 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
Fresh mozarella slices (cut in half)
2 Roma tomatoes (sliced into 1/4 inch rounds)
1/2 Tbsp. minced garlic
Prepare your grill for indirect cooking and preheat to 350°F.
Cut horizontal slits in the chicken breast being sure to not slice all the way through the chicken about ¾ of an inch apart. Coat with canola oil, and season with salt and pepper. Fill each of the slits with minced garlic, one tomato, one basil leaf and one half of a mozzarella slice.
Place on the grill and cook for 30-45 minutes or until the internal temperature has reached 165°F.
Remove from the grill and drizzle with the balsamic glaze.
* For the balsamic glaze you can either use your favorite store bought version or follow our easy recipe to make your own: Simple Balsamic Glaze Recipe
Thanks to the Big Green Egg for contributing this recipe. If you're a Big Green Egg aficionado, be sure to head over to their Recipes pages for more great recipes developed specifically for the Big Green Egg!
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