Chicken Caprese With Tomato-Basil Cream

Southern Living Cooking School
Chicken Caprese With Tomato-Basil Cream
Prep: 10 min., Bake: 35 min. Make your own breadcrumbs by processing 2 to 3 slices of torn bread in a blender or food processor for 5 to 7 pulses. Substitute 1 teaspoon of dried basil for fresh, if desired.
Makes 4 servings


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1 cup soft, fresh breadcrumbs
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Garnishes: lemon slices, basil sprigs


Stir together first 5 ingredients in a shallow bowl. Whisk together olive oil and lemon juice until blended. Dip chicken into olive oil mixture, and dredge in breadcrumb mixture, pressing to coat. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet or in an 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining breadcrumbs

Bake at 375° for 30 to 35 minutes or until chicken is done. Serve with Tomato-Basil Cream; garnish, if desired.

Created date

May 2007