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Air Fryer Caprese Stuffed Chicken (Low-Carb, Keto)

{VIDEO} Air Fryer Caprese Stuffed Chicken (Low-Carb, Keto)


  • Author: Shannon Epstein
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 servings 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts (approximately 1 pound)
  • 1 roma tomato, sliced (I used 4 slices)
  • 1/4 pound fresh mozzarella, sliced approximately 1/4-inch thick (I used 4 slices)
  • 6 fresh basil leaves (more or less)
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar (optional)
  • Pinch of salt & pepper

Instructions

Prepare the caprese stuffed chicken:

  1. Slice a wide pocket into the thick side of each chicken breast, cutting almost to the other side but not all the way through. Open the butterflied chicken.  Drizzle with the chicken evenly with oil and season with salt & pepper.
  2. On the right half of each chicken breast, layer the mozzarella slices, tomato slices, and the fresh basil.
  3. Carefully fold the left side of  the butterflied chicken over the right and seal it with 2-4 toothpicks.
  4. Season the top of each breast with Italian seasoning and a pinch of salt & pepper.
  5. Spray cooking spray on top of each seasoned chicken breast

Air Fryer

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line the basket with a air fryer liner or foil. Add the prepared stuffed chicken breasts.
  3. Cook 350 degrees 25-30 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees F.
  4. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar before serving (if using).

Oven

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil. Add the prepared stuffed chicken breasts.
  3. Cook 25-30 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees F.
  4. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar before serving (if using).