Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning I may earn a small commission if you choose to purchase through my links (at no extra cost to you). More information about this can be found here.

Who’s up for a delicious chicken dinner? Well, great news is that you don’t have to leave your home to enjoy a mouthwatering meal. Say “goodbye” to restaurants and “hello” to this homecooked Balsamic Glazed Chicken.

This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.

My Balsamic Glazed Chicken is an impressive platter with the most interesting flavor profile. It’s marinated in buttermilk, which is key in preserving its perfect consistency and texture. Plus, it’s generously garnished with a tomato basil topping, adding more deliciousness in every bite.

Impress your family with this chicken meal – they’ll be begging you for seconds. I can guarantee that!

Ingredients:

  • 4 large chicken breasts
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp dried Italian spice
  • 6 medium tomatoes
  • 8 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 4 large fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • ⅔ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp honey
This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.

Instructions:

Soak chicken breasts in buttermilk for at least 2 hours (but preferably, overnight).

This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.

Chop tomatoes and basil. Add in a bowl and mix together – set aside.

This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Add olive oil to iron skillet and heat on medium.

Add chicken breasts to the heated skillet and brown on each side for about 5 minutes. Remove from skillet and transfer to a cutting board.

This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.

Slice a pocket in each breast, about ⅔ of the way through.

Brush each chicken, from the inside out, with olive oil. Next, season with the Italian seasoning, salt and pepper, ensuring that the inside of the chicken breasts are being seasoned, as well.

Place one slice of mozzarella cheese inside each chicken breast.

Insert toothpicks into each one of the chicken breasts to keep the opening closed.

In a small bowl, mix together balsamic vinegar, honey and garlic.

Place chicken breasts back into skillet, and pour balsamic mixture around chicken.

This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.

Put skillet into the preheated oven and bake 15-20 minutes, or until meat thermometer reads 180 degrees F (be sure to insert it in the center of the chicken breast for the most accurate reading).

This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.

Remove toothpicks from each chicken and spoon liquid onto breasts. Top each breast with a slice of mozzarella cheese. Allow to bake just until cheese melts.

This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.

Remove to serving platter and spoon more sauce onto each breast.

Top each chicken with tomato and basil mixture.

This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.
This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.
This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.
This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.
This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.
This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.

Balsamic Glazed Chicken

This Balsamic Glazed Chicken boasts a generous Tomato Basil topping, adding even more “oomph” to the flavorful dish. Your family will be so impressed that you made this entire dish from scratch (and will be begging for seconds!).

Ingredients

  • 4 large chicken breasts
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp dried Italian spice
  • 6 medium tomatoes
  • 8 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 4 large fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • ⅔ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp honey

Instructions

  1. Soak chicken breasts in buttermilk for at least 2 hours (but preferably, overnight).
  2. Chop tomatoes and basil. Add in a bowl and mix together - set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  4. Add olive oil to iron skillet and heat on medium.
  5. Add chicken breasts to the heated skillet and brown on each side for about 5 minutes. Remove from skillet and transfer to a cutting board.
  6. Slice a pocket in each breast, about ⅔ of the way through.
  7. Brush each chicken, from the inside out, with olive oil. Next, season with the Italian seasoning, salt and pepper, ensuring
    that the inside of the chicken breasts are being seasoned, as well.
  8. Place one slice of mozzarella cheese inside each chicken breast.
  9. Insert toothpicks into each one of the chicken breasts to keep the opening closed.
  10. In a small bowl, mix together balsamic vinegar, honey and garlic.
  11. Place chicken breasts back into skillet, and pour balsamic mixture around chicken.
  12. Put skillet into the preheated oven and bake 15-20 minutes, or until meat thermometer reads 180 degrees (be sure to
    insert it in the center of the chicken breast for the most accurate reading).
  13. Remove toothpicks from each chicken and spoon liquid onto breasts. Top each breast with a slice of mozzarella cheese.
    Allow to bake just until cheese melts.
  14. Remove to serving platter and spoon more sauce onto each breast.
  15. Top each chicken with tomato and basil mixture.

This Balsamic Glazed Chicken platter is full of flavor and completely made from scratch. Topped with mozzarella and a homemade tomato basil garnish, you’ll impress your family with this 100% homemade meal.

Comments are closed.

SUBSCRIBE
Written by John Doe, well versed writer at Brainstorm Publication.
I want to get on the VIP waiting list!
JOIN CRICUT COURSE
close-link
JOIN SILHOUETTE COURSE
close-link