Grilled Caprese Avocado Chicken is a healthy and fresh summer take on the classic flavor combination. Drizzled with a balsamic reduction, this is an easy recipe that is ideal for your weeknight dinner routine, or even your next summer patio party!
I used to eat a caprese salad almost every day when I lived in Rome for study abroad.
The ingredients were so darn cheap at the local market, and the moment I learned which aged balsamic vinegar to buy…
Let’s just say I was sold.
The flavors of a caprese salad are super simple, in case you aren’t already familiar with them.
There’s tomato, fresh mozzarella, and fresh basil leaves, all layered and drizzled with your favorite balsamic vinegar.
Pro Tip: pick an aged balsamic vinegar for this recipe to really make those tangy and sweet flavors sing in the balsamic reduction!
However, my current favorite way to enjoy these flavors is with the grilled caprese avocado chicken!
This chicken is so darn juicy, you are going to want to make it all summer long.
The chicken breasts soak up this incredible marinade that’s full of garlic, fresh herbs, and balsamic vinegar.
Then they hit the grill, so you get the char on the outside, but the chicken stays nice and tender on the inside.
After you grill the chicken, you top it off with grilled slices of tomato and grilled avocado slices.
Finished with gooey mozzarella cheese and an easy balsamic reduction, this dinner is eve-ry-THANG.
You can serve this chicken with a side of roasted potatoes, on top of your favorites noodles, or even with rice.
If you want to make it even healthier, you can even slice it up and put it on top of your favorite salad.
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