Grilled Chicken Bruschetta Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Servings4Cuisine
CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Olive oil1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm)
 Boneless, skinless chicken breast halves4
 Balsamic vinegar1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Ripe tomatoes1 Pound
 Chopped sweet white onion1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Chopped basil1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Coarsely ground black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Crusty italian bread slice8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 456 Calories from Fat 181

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g31.9%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g15.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 99.8 mg

Sodium 400.9 mg16.7%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.4%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 43 g86.9%

Vitamin A 21.8% Vitamin C 32.1%

Calcium 5% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. Prepare a medium-hot charcoal fire or preheat a gas grill. In a small bowl, combine olive oil and garlic. Let stand 15 minutes. Use your hand to flatten chicken to an even thickness. Coat with about 1 tablespoon of garlic oil and let stand 10 minutes.
2. In a mixing bowl, combine remaining garlic oil with vinegar, tomatoes, onion, chopped basil, salt, and pepper. Let tomato salad stand at least 10 minutes at room temperature.
3. Meanwhile, grill chicken, turning once, until browned outside and white in center, 12 to 15 minutes. About 2 minutes before chicken is done, lightly grill both sides of bread at edge of grill.
4. To serve, spoon a small portion of tomato salad on each grilled toast. Cut chicken crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices and arrange over tomatoes. Spoon remaining tomato salad on top and garnish with basil leaves.
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