Balsamic Caprese Chicken


Ingredients
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 lbs. boneless skinless chicken thighs
salt & pepper to season
2 garlic cloves, minced
⅓ cup minced red onion
½ cup of balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon course mustard
1 tablespoon honey
8 oz. fresh mozzarella, cut into 6 even slices
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
⅓ cup fresh sliced basil

Instructions
  1. Season both sides of chicken thighs with salt and pepper
  2. Heat a large skillet to medium high heat.
  3. Add olive oil and chicken thighs to pan. Cook each side of the chicken thigh for 5-8 minutes, until there is no longer any pink.
  4. Remove chicken from the pan.
  5. Add in garlic and onions. Saute until translucent, about 2 minutes.
  6. Add in balsamic vinegar, mustard, and honey. Using a whisk, stir everything together, being sure to get the brown bits off the bottom of the pan. Reduce the heat to medium low. Let balsamic simmer for another 3-4 minutes stirring the entire time.
  7. Add the chicken back to the pan, place one slice of mozzarella on each chicken. Cover and let cook on medium low to low for another 3-5 minutes, until the cheese is melted.
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Sprinkle the top of the chicken with tomatoes and fresh basil. Serve!


Original Recipes visit: Balsamic Caprese Chicken @ joyfulhealthyeats.com

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