Balsamic Grilled Caprese Chicken Thighs
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Balsamic Grilled Caprese Chicken Thighs

Prep: 10 minutes plus marinating
Grill: 10 minutes • Serves: 4

2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
1-1/2pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
4 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
1 Roma tomato, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

1.In large zip-top plastic bag, combine garlic, vinegar and oil; add chicken and toss to coat. Seal bag, pressing out excess air; refrigerate at least 1 or up to 4 hours.

2.Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. Remove chicken from marinade; discard marinade. Place chicken on hot grill rack; cook, covered, 8 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°, turning once halfway through cooking. Top chicken with cheese and tomato; cook, covered, 2 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve sprinkled with basil.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
364 Calories, 22g Fat (8g Saturated), 176mg Cholesterol, 210mg Sodium,
4g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 3g Sugars, 0g Added Sugars, 34g Protein