This Balsamic Chicken Breasts Recipe is quick and easy. Not only is the cooking time fast and done within 25 minutes – 30 minutes, but the baked chicken breast is cooked to perfection every single time as well. Such a simple recipe to make!
Pair this up with a side of Brussel sprouts or green beans and you just may have found your new favorite chicken recipe! Serve it up in a baking dish or make it one of your favorite sheet pan meals.
No matter how you serve it, enjoy each and every bite!
This balsamic chicken dinner is one of my favorite dishes because it is so good with just about any side dish. Sweet potatoes and roasted red peppers are just two of the side dish items that I love to whip up and serve with it!
Balsamic Chicken Breasts Recipe
The main directions to this recipe really come down to making the marinade. Mixing all the ingredients together and letting the balsamic vinegar soak into the chicken takes a bit of time, but it’s worth the wait! After you preheat the oven to 400 degrees and mix the spices with the olive oil, you’re literally almost done with the recipe! And once you take a bite, you’re gonna be hooked!
We eat a lot of chicken in our family and this recipe is one that we’re always making over and over again. I love the flavor so much. And during the summer months, I add in some cherry tomatoes as well when they’re ripe for some added flavor, too.
How do you store balsamic glazed chicken?
If you happen to have any leftovers, you can store them in the fridge until you’re ready to eat them. You can also freeze the leftovers for later, too.
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What internal temperature should chicken be cooked to?
When the chicken is cooking, you’re going to know it’s done with the internal temperature is at least 165 degrees. Using a meat thermometer will give you the most accurate reading.
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- ½ cup of balsamic vinegar
- ½ cup of extra virgin olive oil, divided
- 1½ tablespoon pure maple syrup
- 2 teaspoon orange zest, preferably organic
- 3 tablespoon fresh orange juice
- 3 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
- 1 tablespoon fresh sage, finely minced
- Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
- 4 4-oz. boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 1 12-oz. bag frozen broccoli florets
- 1 medium red onion, cut into thick slices
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
Combine the balsamic vinegar, two tablespoons of the olive oil, maple syrup, orange zest,
orange juice, thyme, and sage into a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Whisk together and then sit the bowl aside.
Put the chicken breasts into a ziplock bag and add the mixture in. Seal the bag and squeeze out the air. Make certain the chicken is coated and marinate for 30 minutes at room temp. You can also put in the fridge for 1 hour to overnight as well.
Once you're ready to cook, have the top oven rack in the center and start to preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Put parchment paper on a baking sheet and set aside.
Take the chicken out of the marinade and put on baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper again.
Add the sweet potatoes, broccoli, and red onion into a large bowl and combine with the extra olive oil, onion powder, and garlic powder. Once seasoned, put the veggies around the chicken breasts in a single layer.
Put the baking sheet in the oven and cook until chicken is done and veggies are, too. This will take about 25 minutes or so. Let cool slightly, then enjoy.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 607Total Fat: 32gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 25gCholesterol: 96mgSodium: 236mgCarbohydrates: 41gFiber: 7gSugar: 18gProtein: 40g
What side dishes are you going to serve with this chicken breast recipe?