Open-Face Chicken Caprese Sandwiches

Open-Face Chicken Caprese Sandwiches
David Prince
For a tasty twist on a classic Italian salad, top thick slices of country bread with chicken, tomatoes, and mozzarella and broil; garnish with fresh basil.

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Serves 4
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
25
minutes

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
olive oil
4
6-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts, split horizontally
kosher salt and black pepper
8
slices country bread
3
sliced tomatoes
8
ounces
sliced mozzarella
1/4
cup
fresh basil leaves, torn

Directions

  1. Heat broiler. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Season the chicken with ¾ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper and, working in batches, cook until cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  2. Dividing evenly, top the bread with the chicken, tomatoes, and mozzarella.
  3. Place on a broilerproof baking sheet and broil until the cheese is melted, 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle with the basil.
Charlyne Mattox
July 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 178
  • Fat 20 g
  • Sat Fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 120 mg
  • Sodium 1,183 mg
  • Protein 59 g
  • Carbohydrate 47 g
  • Sugar 9 g
  • Fiber 5 g
  • Iron 4 mg
  • Calcium 499 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.