https://www.lifeasastrawberry.com/30-minute-chicken-caprese-pasta Heat half the butter in a braiser over medium heat. Add the chicken, then sprinkle with a pinch of salt and pepper. Drain and set aside. Bake until the cheese melts and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the breast has reached 160 degrees F, 5 to 7 minutes (the Cook the pasta according to the package instructions.