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One-Pan Chicken Caprese Salad

You’ll have the dinner cooked and washing up done in no time with this quick and easy one pan dinner.

15 mins
7 ingredients
$4.20 / person
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One-Pan Chicken Caprese Salad


Serves = 4

  • 2 tbsn extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tsp mixed dried herbs
  • 2 large chicken breasts, cut in half lengthways
  • 300g mixed, cherry or heirloom tomatoes, cut in half
  • 4 bocconcini cheese (or equivalent of buffalo mozzarella), sliced up
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil
  • 1/2 medium avocado, sliced

It’s this easy

  • Heat 1 tbsn olive oil in a frying pan over a medium-high heat, add the chicken and mixed dried herbs and cook for 5 minutes or until browned, turning to cook both sides
  • At this point transfer chicken to an oven tray if your frying pan is not oven proof
  • Add the tomatoes, bocconcini and the rest of the olive oil to the pan with the chicken
  • Place in a hot oven (180°c) or under a grill for about 4 minutes or until the cheese melts and the tomatoes blister
  • Toss the fresh basil leaves through before serving, and top with avocado


  • Add spring onion and garlic when cooking the chicken


Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (1612kJ)
  • Protein (43.2g)
  • Total fat (21.7g)
  • Saturated fat (7.1g)
  • Carbohydrate (2.1g); Starch (0.5g), Sugars (1.7g), Added sugars (0g), Free sugars (0g)
  • Dietary fibre (3.8g)
  • Sodium (175mg)
  • Calcium (280mg)
  • Iron (2.0mg)


Contains: Dairy, FODMAPs.
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