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baked chicken caprese with potatoes and green beans on a plate

baked chicken caprese

Jess Selensky
this sheet pan caprese chicken is not only healthy, but absolutely delicious and easy to make! a high protein meal that is family and leftover friendly.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people
Calories 400 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 4 oz fresh mozzarella 2 slices total
  • 2 tbsp oregano dried, crushed (1 tbsp for chicken breast)
  • 2 tbsp basil dried, crushed (1 tbsp for chicken breast)
  • ½ tsp sea salt to taste
  • fresh basil leaves for plating

thyme roasted potatoes

  • 10 red potatoes cube cut
  • ¼ cup thyme
  • sea salt to taste
  • olive oil / olive oil spray for baking tray

Instructions
 

baked chicken caprese

  • preheat the oven to 400 degrees F
  • line two baking tray with aluminum foil. spray with olive oil spray or drizzle with olive oil
  • place the two chicken breasts on one of the trays and set the other aside for the potatoes
  • drizzle the chicken breasts with olive oil
  • mix the dried oregano + basil then spread in an even layer on top of the chicken breasts. season with sea salt (to taste)
  • put the chicken into the oven and cook for 20 minutes
  • remove the chicken from the oven and top each with a slice of mozzarella and tomato
  • put back in the oven and cook for an additional 10 minutes
  • remove the chicken breasts from the oven, they should be golden and the mozzarella melted
  • ensure that the chicken breasts are cooked fully through and top with the fresh basil when plating

thyme roasted potatoes

  • rinse and dry the red potatoes
  • cut the red potatoes into chunks
  • spread them out in an even layer on the greased baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil
  • add thyme + sea salt and mix until the thyme fully covers the potatoes
  • place into the oven and bake for 20 minutes
  • the face down sides of the potatoes should be crispy by now. flip the potatoes and put them back in the oven for an additional 10 minutes
  • once fully cooked and crispy, remove from the oven
  • plate with the finished baked chicken caprese and enjoy!
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