Balsamic-Garlic Chicken Breasts

Chicken with balsamic garlic sauce

Balsamic-Garlic Chicken Breasts are an easy way to make chicken. The sauce isn’t difficult to make and it really adds great flavor to your chicken. I found this in the July 2010 edition of Southern Living….if you don’t already subscribe to this magazine, you really should. Fabulous recipes!!!

Level of Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: Prep Time – 5 min; Cook Time – 25 minutes

Ingredients:

4 (6 oz). boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to equal thickness
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. pepper
2 T. butter
1 T. vegetable oil
1/2 c. chicken broth
1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
1 T. fresh lemon juice
3 garlic cloves
1 1/2 tsp. honey

Special Equipment and Other Items Needed:

Large skillet

Preparing the Balsamic-Garlic Chicken Breasts:

Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt and pepper.

Melt butter with oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook for 6-7 minutes on each side, or until done. Remove chicken and keep warm.

Add chicken broth and next 4 ingredients to skillet. Cook for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of the skillet. Serve chicken with sauce.

Important Tips:

Don’t forget to pound your chicken before you season it for even cooking!

Meal Ideas:

Serve with steamed broccoli and orzo with pesto for a complete, delicious meal!

Chicken with balsamic garlic sauce

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