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Chicken Caprese Recipe with Lemon and Thyme on Metal Platter on Top of Rustic Wooden Crate
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Chicken Caprese Salad with Lemon and Thyme

This Chicken Caprese Recipe with Lemon and Thyme transforms a classic Caprese salad into a flavorful meal! It strikes the right balance between being satisfying but not overly heavy.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 461kcal

Ingredients

Chicken:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 large cloves garlic peeled and cracked
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts pounded into cutlets

Salad:

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients for the chicken in a large bowl, and stir to coat the chicken. Cover and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours. Remove the chicken from the marinade and grill until fully cooked, about 8 to 10 minutes, flipping once halfway through (there should be no pink in the center). Let the chicken rest for 5 to 10 minutes after grilling.
  • To assemble the salad, arrange the chicken and tomatoes on a platter. Drizzle on the vinegar and oil and sprinkle on a little salt and pepper. Scatter the pine nuts and basil on top and serve.

Notes

  • Net Carbs: 5g per serving

Nutrition

Calories: 461kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 784mg | Potassium: 670mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1013IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 309mg | Iron: 1mg