Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

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Easy, healthy grilled bruschetta chicken with simple seasonings, melty mozzarella cheese, and a fresh tomato and basil topping is the perfect summer meal!

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So many delicious things happening here, I can hardly contain my excitement about this super awesome grilled chicken dish. If we are talking juicy, savory grilled chicken under a layer of hot, melty mozzarella cheese, topping with fresh tomato and basil salsa….. I’m in heaven.

I could curl up with a good book and a plate of this chicken and be a happy gal for the rest of my days.

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We moved into this home mid-Fall last year and I was over the moon to find that the previous owners had planted a small (and very manageable) garden on the far side of our yard. It’s the perfect size –  for someone like me who lacks both time and a green thumb – and is divided into three rectangular plantar boxes.

Before temperatures plummeted for the Winter, the tomato vines were still producing loads of tiny adorable red and golden tomatoes and I was popping them like candy. My husband would never eat a tomato alone, so I had the lot of them to myself and I was not one bit sad about that.

I really, really heart fresh tomatoes.

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Tomatoes are the star of this grilled bruschetta chicken recipe. Paired with some fresh lemon juice, chopped basil, and salt and pepper, they turn a simple chicken dish into a whole other super tasty experience.

This recipe is incredibly simple – and sometimes less is more if you ask me! Just toss your chicken with a bit of olive oil, salt and pepper, some dried herbs, and a hearty dose of garlic powder, and grill for about 15 minutes. Top each chicken breast with a thick slice of mozzarella cheese and watch as it gets all sorts of ooey gooey melty delicious right there on the grill.

Once your chicken is done, top it off with your tomato and basil mixture, along with a bit of fresh cracked black pepper, and you’re done my friends. You and your family are going to love how delicious and easy this recipe is!

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What people are saying about this Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

Just made this chicken bruschetta recipe and it was perfect. Made no changes to ingredients of recipe. Not only delicious but beautiful in presentation.” – Mary M. 

“Just made this for dinner it was amazing!” – Doms

“This recipe is amazing! My husband and I made this for dinner last night and I love the lemon juice it really brightens up the flavors.” – Mary

“The family said is a keeper. I will definitely make this again!” – Barbara

 

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Grilled Bruschetta Chicken

Easy, healthy grilled bruschetta chicken with simple seasonings, melty mozzarella cheese, and a fresh tomato and basil topping is the perfect summer meal!
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to even thickness (1 inch or less)
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning (OR 1/4 teaspoon each dried basil, dried oregano, and dried thyme)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese

Tomato Basil Topping

  • 3 roma tomatoes, diced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil

Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine chicken, oil, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, and black pepper. Stir to combine and coat chicken evenly with the seasonings.
  • Grill chicken over medium-high heat 6-8 minutes on each side or until cooked through.
  • While chicken is cooking, prepare the topping. In a medium bowl combine tomatoes, salt and pepper, lemon juice, and basil and stir well.
  • Once chicken is cooked through, top each chicken breast with a slice of mozzarella cheese and cook for about 1 minute longer until cheese is melty.
  • Top chicken with tomato basil topping and serve immediately.
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5 stars
Best recipe Ever!!! was super fast and so delicious

    Yayyy! Super excited to hear that you enjoyed this recipe so much, Lauren!

I sadly don’t have grill, how long would I cook this in the oven for and temperature?

    Hi Amanda- I would start at 375 degrees for 20 minutes- make sure your chicken is pounded to even thickness, less than 1 inch thick.

5 stars
This looked good enough to print out and attempt, and A good way to use up some of the basil I”ve grown, but I didn’t think it would be THIS GOOD. THe lemon was key. Great recipe. My food-critic BF likeD it too.

    (Sorry about all the weird capitalizations. For some reason, the default font used for typing these comments doesn’t show caps v. noncaps and it’s all just a big crapshoot.)

    Hi Stacey! Fresh basil- YUM!!!! I bet that so delicious.

      Hahah … it was! I was just following the recipe!
      Tomato Basil Topping
      3 roma tomatoes, diced
      salt and pepper, to taste
      2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
      2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh basil

i MADE THIS FOR MY FAMILY LAST NIGHT AND IT WAS A HUGE HIT! i ADDED A BALSAMIC REDUCTION DRIZZLE ON TOP AND SERVED WITH A BIG GREEN SALAD, WARM BAGUETTE AND SEASONED DIPPING OIL FOR THE BREAD. dELISH!

    My goodness, I’m drooling at that description! Sounds fantastic, Kelly!! Happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed this recipe.

5 stars
this was both easy, AND amazing! looks beautiful plated, as well. I served it with cavetelli pasta with pesto and spinach!

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