California Grilled Chicken
This West Coast-inspired chicken takes a dip in a savory balsamic marinade before hitting the grill then, gets topped with melty mozzarella, creamy avocado and fresh tomatoes.
3/4 c. balsamic vinegar
1 tsp. garlic powder
2 tbsp. honey
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
2 tsp. Italian seasoning
Freshly ground black pepper
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
4 slices mozzarella
4 slices avocado
4 slices tomato
2 tbsp. Freshly sliced basil, for garnish
Balsamic glaze, for drizzling
In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, garlic powder, honey, oil, and Italian seasoning and season with salt and pepper. Pour over chicken and marinate 20 minutes.
When ready to grill, heat grill to medium-high. Oil grates and grill chicken until charred and cooked through, 8 minutes per side.
Top chicken with mozzarella, avocado, and tomato and cover grill to melt, 2 minutes.
Garnish with basil and drizzle with balsamic glaze.