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chicken in cherry balsamic sauce

★★★★★ 20
Kitchen Crew
By Kitchen Crew

This recipe might sound a little strange, but it really is good. Try serving it alongside broccoli and some wild rice.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

YUMMMM! This one is a winner in our book. If you're a little unsure about how cherries and balsamic will mix, you'll be pleasantly surprised. The flavors complement one another wonderfully.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 20
serves 6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken in cherry balsamic sauce

  • 6
    chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    thinly sliced onions
  • 1/4 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 jar
    (8-12 ounces) cherry preserves

How To Make chicken in cherry balsamic sauce

  • 1
    Pat chicken dry and season with salt.
  • 2
    Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Sauté seasoned chicken until browned, 12-15 minutes. Remove chicken to a plate.
  • 3
    Add the onions to the skillet and sauté until tender, 5-6 minutes. Add vinegar and reduce until just a couple of tablespoons remain.
  • 4
    Add the broth, increase heat to high and reduce liquid by half.
  • 5
    Add the cherry preserves and cook for an additional 5 minutes or until the sauce is thick.
  • 6
    Return the chicken to pan and heat through while spooning the sauce over it. Serve hot.