Balsamic Baked Chicken with Tomato Sauce and Mozzarella

Balsamic Baked Chicken with Tomato Sauce and Mozzarella Cheese

Preparation

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Total: 55 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Cooking Method: Baking
  • Recipe Cuisine: Italian

Ingredients

  • 4skinless chicken breasts (each 250 grams)
  • 2tablespoonsolive oil
  • 1/2teaspoondried oregano
  • 1/2teaspoondried basil
  • 1teaspoonsalt
  • cracked black pepper to taste
  • 6clovesgarlic
  • 2cupcherry tomatoes
  • 1small red onion
  • 1/4cupbalsamic vinegar
  • 1tablespoonbrown sugar
  • 3/4cupFresh Mozzarella Cheese
  • 2tablespoons to garnish fresh basil/parsley leaves

Here we have another simple chicken and cheese recipe. This delicious meal will keep you craving all day long. The taste is incredibly savory and packed with stunning favors.
This could be a simple one-pan dinner to leave a hard day behind and bring a smile to everyone’s faces.
This Balsamic Baked Chicken recipe is going to be your favorite way of making chicken from now on. It gives you tender and juicy chicken meat, soaked in sweet and sour sauce, sided with baked tomato and onion, and a golden, melty top of fresh Mozzarella Cheese. Breathtaking, right?
This is an easy and healthy recipe, appealing to friends and family. It will be ready in no time, bringing you lots of compliments.
Cherry tomatoes are the perfect sweet compliment to chicken breasts, and combining them with fresh Mozzarella is heaven for foodies.

Instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 220°C (430°F). Lightly spray a baking dish with cooking spray.

Step 2

With a sharp knife, slice the red onion thinly, and halve the cherry tomatoes. Arrange the prepared tomatoes and red onion at the bottom of the dish, season with salt, pepper, dried oregano, and basil. Mix them and set them aside.

Step 3

Place the chicken breasts on your board, drizzle with some olive oil, season with salt, pepper, oregano, and basil. Sprinkle one tablespoon of the minced garlic over the chicken breasts and rub the seasoning and garlic on each side. Arrange the chicken breasts over the tomato and onion slices. Set aside.

Step 4

In a small bowl, mix the balsamic vinegar and one tablespoon of brown sugar thoroughly until dissolved. Once incorporated, pour the sauce mixture over the chicken breasts, flip them to season and evenly coat both sides.

Step 5

Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken looks tender and done. (Give it more time if necessary, based on the thickness of your chicken breasts). Remove from the heat and add the shredded Fresh Mozzarella Cheese all over the chicken breasts. Continue to bake for 4-5 minutes until the cheese looks bubbly and melted with a light golden top.

Kalleh fresh Mozarella cheese

Step 6

Remove the delicious meal from the oven; let it rest for 5 minutes. Then transfer it to your serving plate. Drizzle the sauce over the chicken, and top that with fresh parsley/basil leaves. You can side this fabulous Balsamic Baked Chicken with Tomato Sauce and Mozzarella Cheese with a nice Green Salad, Roasted Vegetables, Mashed Potatoes, Buttery Cauliflowers, and Cooked Pasta/Rice. Enjoy!

Cooking Notes

You can refrigerate this meal in an airtight container for up to 3 days

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