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Grilled Avocado Balsamic Chicken


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  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Italian seasonings
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into 8 slices
  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced fresh basil
  • Balsamic reduction, to top

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the balsamic vinegar, honey, Italian seasonings, mustard, garlic, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Whisk to combine. Add the chicken breasts and toss to coat in the marinade. Allow to marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. Clean and oil the grill or grill pan. Heat to medium high. Grill chicken until internal temperature reaches 160ºF and no pink juices remain, about 5 minutes per side.
  3. Top with mozzarella and cover to melt, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate. Top with avocado, basil, and drizzle with balsamic reduction. Serve.