Beach Boys Chicken

Contributed By: Terry Borden


3/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
kosher salt, to taste
freshly ground black pepper, to taste
4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
4 slices mozzarella
4 slices avocado
4 slices tomato
2 tablespoons basil, optional, freshly sliced, for garnish
balsamic glaze, optional, to taste, for drizzling


1 In a small bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, garlic powder, honey, oil, and Italian seasoning.
2 Season the marinade with salt and pepper.
3 Pour the marinade over the chicken and let the chicken marinate for at least 20 minutes. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
4 Oil the grates.
5 Grill the chicken until charred and cooked through at 165 degrees F, about 8 minutes per side.
6 Top the chicken with the mozzarella, avocado, and tomato, and cover the grill until the cheese is melted, for about 2 minutes.
7 Garnish the chicken with basil and drizzle with the balsamic glaze.
8 Serve.

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Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

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