Air Fryer Caprese Stuffed Chicken Breast

Air Fryer Caprese Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Farm Rich Mozzarella Sticks

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Ingredients

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6 Farm Rich Mozzarella Sticks
2 chicken breasts
1/2 tsp dried basil
1 roma tomato
6 basil leaves
1 tbsp balsamic glze
1/2 tsp pepper
1 tsp salt

Air Fryer Caprese Stuffed Chicken Breast

  • 30
  • Serves 2
  • Medium

Ingredients

When it comes to a hearty, delicious, and appetizing dinner, this Caprese stuffed chicken has it all. Featuring juicy chicken stuffed with Mozzarella Sticks, tomatoes, and basil, and topped with a balsamic glaze, all the flavors you love of Caprese are cooked in an air fryer.

 

Steps

1
Done

Using a sharp knife, butterfly the chicken breasts so they are open, but not sliced all the way through, creating a pocket for the filling to go. Set aside.

2
Done

Mix together the salt, pepper, and dried basil, and generously season the exterior of the chicken.

3
Done

Wash and slice the roma tomato, and place 2-3 pieces on the inside part of the chicken.

4
Done

Add 3 mozzarella sticks on top of the tomatoes.

5
Done

Fold the chicken over the filling, and use toothpicks to secure it in place.

6
Done

Air Fryer

Place chicken breast in the air fryer basket and set to 370 degrees for 20 minutes. When finished, use a meat thermometer and take a temperature read to insure internal temp of chicken is at 165 degrees when finished cooking. If not, return to air fryer for 3-5 more minutes.

7
Done

Remove from air fryer, and remove the toothpicks. Place two fresh basil leaves inside the chicken, on top of the tomatoes. Drizzle chicken breast with balsamic glaze, and additional fresh basil and serve.

8
Done

Baking

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

9
Done

In a large oven-proof skillet, over medium-high heat, melt 1 Tbs of butter or add 1 Tbs of olive oil. Sear chicken 3-4 minutes per side, until golden brown.

10
Done

Place skillet in the preheated oven, and bake 17-20 minutes, until internal temperature reads 165 degrees.

11
Done

Remove from oven, and remove toothpicks. Then place 2 fresh basil leaves inside each chicken breast, drizzle with balsamic, and garnish with more fresh basil if desired.

12
Done

Serve and enjoy.

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