Delicious Chicken Caprese

1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
cloves garlic, minced
1 pt. grape tomatoes, halved
2 tbsp. freshly torn basil
slices mozzarella
  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Season chicken with salt and pepper and cook until golden and cooked through, 6 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate. 
  2. Add balsamic vinegar to skillet, then add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Add tomatoes and season with salt. Let simmer until soft, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in basil. 
  3. Return chicken to skillet and nestle in tomatoes. Top with mozzarella and cover with a lid to melt. 
  4. Spoon tomatoes over chicken and serve.