Chicken with plums, basil and mozzarella

August  3, 2010
3 Ratings
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

I make tomato basil salad almost every day when tomatoes hit the farmer's market. It's a hard combo to beat, but this year i was looking for a way to change it up a bit. So I gave this a shot. I think the creaminess of the mozzarella is a nice foil for the tart plums. —LizC

What You'll Need
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts, slightly flattened
  • 4 Red plums, pitted and cut into 1 inch chunks
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  • 1 ball fresh mozzarella, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Brush with olive oil.
  2. Combine the plums, mozzarella, olive oil, balsamic and basil in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Let sit for 20-30 minutes.
  3. Grill the chicken.
  4. Serve the chicken with the plum and mozzarella salad spooned on top.
  5. To make this more of a meal, toss some arugula with lemon juice, olive oil and salt, and then place the chicken and plum salad on top.
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4 Reviews

lapadia August 14, 2010
I like the meal with arugula, sounds delicious!
LizC August 15, 2010
thank you!
Sagegreen August 4, 2010
Sounds simple and delicious!
christian M. August 3, 2010
Ohh my god this sounds delicious. I am going to try it tonight...