Peach Caprese Grilled Chicken with Aleppo Pepper

Published on
September 22, 2023
This summer dish offers unexpected flavor combinations, a rainbow of colors, and a variety of textures. I like to serve this family style with crusty bread to soak up all the incredible juices.
Chicken peach caprese platter.
Prep Time:
15 Minutes
Cook Time:
25 Minutes
Difficulty Level:

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

3 tablespoons lemon juice

1/4 + 1 teaspoons salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons olive oil

1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons Aleppo Pepper

3 peaches, halved, pitted

8 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into 1/2 inch slices

1 cup fresh basil, torn into pieces


1. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium high. Then oil the grill. (Using tongs dip a folded paper towel dipped into the oil).

2. In a small jar combine the mustard, lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper, and 1/3 cup olive oil. Seal the jar and shake until emulsified. Set vinaigrette aside.

3. Drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil over chicken. Season with remaining teaspoon of salt and the Aleppo Pepper. Place the chicken on grill and cook 3-5 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 160ºF.

4. Brush remaining tablespoon of oil over cut side of peaches. Grill cut side down for 2-3 minutes or until peaches are warm and have grill marks. Remove from the grill and cut into 1/2 inch slices.

5. Arrange the chicken on a serving platter. Top with peaches, mozzarella, and basil. Drizzle with lemon vinaigrette. Serve warm.

Recipe Tip:
Chicken cutlets can be substituted. If using reduce grilling time to 2-3 minutes per side
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