Caprese Stuffed Chicken

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 6


  • 2 skinless de-boned chicken fillets
  • 6 cherry tomatoes thinly sliced
  • Handful fresh basil
  • 2 tbsp basil pesto
  • 4 slices mozzarella
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Toothpicks


  • Butterfly chicken fillets.
  • Spread each fillet with basil pesto.
  • Place the cheese on the pesto, followed by the sliced tomatoes.
  • Close and secure with toothpicks if necessary.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and rub in.
  • Heat the frying pan to maximum heat and grill the fillets until golden brown on both sides.
  • Reduce the heat to med-low and grill for 15 minutes or until done
  • Remove toothpicks and garnish with basil leaves.
  • Serve with baked potatoes and garden salad.

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