Bruschetta Chicken

Easy Bruschetta Chicken Recipe – This dish features succulent marinated chicken, pan-seared to perfection, and topped with mozzarella cheese and a homemade bruschetta bursting with the flavors of ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, zesty garlic, and more. It’s a quick and easy weeknight dinner that’s as impressive as it is delicious. It’s a taste of Italy right in your own kitchen!

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Chicken Bruschetta Recipe

This Bruschetta Chicken is a flavor-packed delight that’ll make your taste buds do a happy dance! Tender, marinated chicken that is pan-seared and then baked in the oven to perfection. And the real star of the show? The homemade bruschetta topping that takes it to a whole new level. It’s a harmonious blend of diced tomatoes, fresh basil, a hint of oregano, a drizzle of olive oil, a splash of balsamic vinegar, a touch of garlic, and a sprinkle of parmesan cheese. When that vibrant bruschetta goodness meets the melted mozzarella cheese blanketing the chicken, it’s a symphony of flavors that’ll leave you craving every last bite. Trust me, you won’t be able to resist the deliciousness of this chicken!

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How to Make Bruschetta Chicken

This dish is super easy to make with only a few simple ingredients. In a large bowl, combine diced tomatoes with basil and oregano, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, minced garlic cloves, fresh basil, and grated parmesan cheese. Season with salt and black pepper and toss to coat. Set aside.

Marinate chicken in Lawry’s Herb and Garlic Marinade for 30 minutes up to overnight.

Remove chicken from the marinade and pat dry with paper towels. Heat olive oil in a large cast iron skillet or grill pan over medium high heat. Add chicken breast and cook for 3 minutes on each side. Place skillet in the oven and bake until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165ºF. Top the chicken with mozzarella cheese slices. Bake until the cheese melts. Remove the skillet from the oven. Top the chicken with the tomato mixture. 

bruschetta topped chicken on a spatula

Helpful Tips & Frequently Asked Questions

  • I use boneless skinless chicken breasts in this dish. You can substitute any chicken that you enjoy.
    • Chicken thighs or chicken tenderloins work great.
  • I use canned Italian diced tomatoes with basil, oregano, and garlic.
    • Feel free to substitute fresh chopped roma tomatoes or cherry tomatoes.
    • Add chopped red onion to the bruschetta mixture if you enjoy fresh onion.
  • You can use regular mozzarella cheese slices or fresh mozzarella cheese.
  • I marinate the chicken in a bottle of Lawry’s Herb and GarlicMariande.
    • You can substitute Italian dressing or skip the marinade altogether.
  • You can make the bruschetta ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • Store leftover chicken in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
plate of bruschetta chicken with green beans and a roll

What to Serve with Bruschetta Chicken

This chicken is a favorite at our house. It is effortless to make and it is bursting with flavor! When it comes to what to serve alongside bruschetta chicken, the possibilities are endless! This dish pairs beautifully with some classic choices like parmesan roasted potatoes, garlic pasta, or a crisp green salad with a zesty vinaigrette. If you’re feeling a bit adventurous, consider roasted vegetables like asparagus, green beans, or broccoli for that perfect balance of flavors and textures. Cauliflower rice or zucchini noodles make a great low-carb option. And let’s not forget about some toasted bread or garlic knots to soak up any extra bruschetta goodness on your plate. Whatever you decide, the key is to keep it simple and let the bruschetta chicken shine as the star of your delicious meal.

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Bruschetta Chicken

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Easy Bruschetta Chicken Recipe – This dish features succulent marinated chicken, pan-seared to perfection, and topped with mozzarella cheese and a homemade bruschetta bursting with the flavors of ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, zesty garlic, and more. It's a quick and easy weeknight dinner that's as impressive as it is delicious. It's a taste of Italy right in your own kitchen!

Ingredients:

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 (12-oz) Lawrys Herb & Garlic Marinade
  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 2 (14.5-oz) cans diced tomatoes with basil, oregano, and garlic, drained
  • 2 Tbsp ollive oil
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic cloves minced
  • 3 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese

Instructions:

  • In a large bowl, combine diced tomatoes with basil and oregano, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, minced garlic cloves, fresh basil, and grated parmesan cheese. Season with salt and black pepper. Set aside.
  • Marinate chicken in Lawry’s Herb and Garlic Marinade for 30 minutes up to overnight.
  • Remove chicken from the marinade and pat dry with paper towels. Heat olive oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken breast and cook for 3 minutes on each side. Place skillet in the oven and bake until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165ºF. Top chicken with mozzarella cheese slices. Bake until the cheese melts. Remove the skillet from the oven. Top the chicken with the tomato mixture.

Notes:

  • I use boneless skinless chicken breasts in this dish. You can substitute any chicken that you enjoy.
    • Chicken thighs or chicken tenderloins work great.
  • I use canned Italian diced tomatoes with garlic, basil and oregano.
    • Feel free to substitute fresh chopped roma tomatoes or cherry tomatoes.
    • Add chopped red onion to the bruschetta mixture if you enjoy fresh onion.
  • I marinate the chicken in a bottle of Lawry’s Herb and GarlicMariande.
    • You can substitute Italian dressing or skip the marinade altogether.
  • You can make the bruschetta ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • Store leftover chicken in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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