Chicken Breasts with Balsamic Vinegar Sauce

Chicken Breasts With Balsamic Vinegar Sauce

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  • 4
    chicken breasts, boneless halves
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1.5 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 tsp

How to Make Chicken Breasts with Balsamic Vinegar Sauce


  1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon butter and the oil in large heavy frypan over high heat.
  3. Add chicken, skin-side down, and cook until skin is crisp.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low; turn chicken breasts over and cook until chicken is no longer pink inside, about 12 minutes.
  5. Transfer chicken to heated platter and keep warm in oven.
  6. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon fat from frypan.
  7. Add shallots and cook over medium-low heat for 3 minutes or until translucent, scraping up any browned bits.
  8. Add vinegar and bring to a boil.
  9. Boil for 3 minutes or until reduced to a glaze, stirring constantly.
  10. Add broth and boil until reduced to 1/2 cup, stirring occasionally.
  11. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  12. Remove sauce from heat and whisk in remaining 1 tablespoon butter and marjoram.
  13. Whisk in any juices from chicken.
  14. Spoon sauce over chicken and serve immediately.

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About Chicken Breasts with Balsamic Vinegar Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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