The aroma of garlic and freshly chopped basil always inspires. When paired with fresh tomato and EVOO and a little balsamic vinegar these simple ingredients create the perfect bruschetta, a traditionally Italian topping with unlimited uses. Here we’ve placed it atop perfectly grilled chicken breast in this easy to prepare delish’ dish.
If you are looking for a refreshingly light meal with a simple preparation our Chicken Bruschetta is sure to become a weeknight staple. The chicken is ideal grilled or broiled and bruschetta can be made ahead and set in the fridge.
If you are looking for a refreshingly light meal with a simple preparation our Chicken Bruschetta is sure to become a weeknight staple.
- 1 medium tomato chopped
- 2 Tbsp thinly sliced fresh basil
- 1 clove garlic finely chopped
- ½ tsp extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 tsp onion powder
- sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
- 5 oz raw chicken breast boneless, skinless
Combine tomato, basil, garlic, oil, vinegar, onion powder, salt (if desired), and pepper (if desired) in a medium bowl; mix well. Set aside.
Preheat grill or broiler on high.
Grill or broil for 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until no longer pink in the middle and juices run clear.
Top chicken with tomato mixture.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
Photo and recipe by Kirsten Morningstar