CAPRESE CHICKEN ROLLUPS

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Yield: 4 Servings

These heavenly treats are going to be the highlight of your day, I’m telling you! The rich cheesy flavour in every bite is just too perfect. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts

olive oil

salt, to taste

pepper, to taste

8 ounces mozzarella cheese (225 g), 1 package

1 c tomato (200 g), diced

1 tomato, sliced

15 leaves fresh basil

BALSAMIC REDUCTION:

1 c balsamic vinegar (240 mL)

¼ c honey (85 g)

Directions:

Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 200 degrees C or 400 degrees F.

Step 2: Place a saucepan on the stove and turn the heat to high.

Step 3: Add the honey and balsamic vinegar. Stir until well mixed and simmer its volume reduces to about 80 ml. Remove from the heat.

Step 4: Slice each chicken breast into two. Make sure to cut it horizontally.

Step 5: Cover the sliced chicken breasts with plastic wrap and gently pound each to about 1/2-inch thick.

Step 6: Drizzle olive oil on top of the chicken strips and sprinkle salt and pepper as well to season.

Step 7: Top each chicken slice with 2 slices of mozzarella cheese, followed by 1/4 cup of sliced tomatoes, then 3 pieces of basil.

Step 8: Roll and make sure that the fillings are intact inside.

Step 9: Repeat steps 7 and 8 to the rest of the ingredients.

Step 10: Apply cooking spray in a baking dish.

Step 11: Arrange the roll-ups onto the prepared baking dish and drizzle olive oil and sprinkle salt and pepper on top.

Step 12: Place the baking dish inside the preheated oven and bake for about 15 to 20 minutes or until done.

Step 13: Remove from the oven and top each roll-up with 1 slice of mozzarella, and then put it back inside the oven. Broil for 5 to 10 minutes or until the cheese has melted completely.

Step 14: Remove from the oven and allow the chicken roll-ups to sit at room temperature to cool for about 10 minutes.

Step 15: Garnish each chicken with a slice of tomato and basil.

Step 16: Drizzle balsamic vinegar on top.

Step 17: Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 503 | Fat 20g | Carbs 40g | Fiber 1g | Sugar 34g | Protein 38g

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