Bruschetta Grilled Chicken Pairing: 2013 Petit Barone

Bruschetta Grilled Chicken Pairing: 2013 Petit Barone

4 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
Juice of 1 lemon, divided
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp. Italian seasoning or dried oregano
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to even thickness
3 slicing tomatoes, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp. freshly chopped basil
4 slices mozzarella
Freshly grated Parmesan, for serving

1. In a small bowl, combine oil, half the lemon juice, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and
Italian seasoning (or oregano) and whisk to combine. Transfer to a large re-sealable bag along
with chicken; seal and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

2. Heat grill over medium-high then add chicken, discarding excess marinade. Grill until charred
and cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees, about 5 to 7 minutes per side.

3. Meanwhile, combine tomatoes, garlic, basil, and remaininig lemon juice, and season with salt
and pepper. While chicken is still on grill, top each breast with 1 slice mozzarella and cover until
cheese is melted, 2 to 3 minutes. Top chicken with tomato mixture.

4. Garnish with Parmesan and serve.

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