Balsamic- Glazed Chicken

1
Raven Higheagle

By
@ravenhigheagle

My family actually digs spinach, so I chose to take advantage of that and serve this chicken over some simply sauteéd spinach. The chicken is the star of the show here though. It’s cooked in a skillet, then the sauce is cooked in the same skillet (one pan- yay!), and then they meet briefly in the skillet together, and then the drizzle action happens once plated.
If you are not into spinach- that’s totally okay! You can serve this chicken with anything you want. It would be great with rice, steamed veggies or even a baked potato.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Serves:
Serves 8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 8
    6-ounce (or two larger) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 tsp
    dried thyme (or 4 teaspoons fresh)
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 4 tsp
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2/3 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tsp
    honey
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, cut into bits
  • ·
    spinach, for serving

How to Make Balsamic- Glazed Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix thyme, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  2. Pat both sides of the chicken breasts with the spice mixture.
  3. Heat a large skillet with the olive oil over medium heat.
  4. Add the chicken, cook for 2 to 3 minutes (or until browned).
  5. Turn and cook the other side until browned.
  6. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil.
  7. Add water, vinegar, and honey to the skillet.
  8. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  9. Boil for 2 minutes or until slightly syrupy and reduced by half.
  10. Add the butter and stir until melted.
  11. Reduce the heat to medium-low and return the chicken to the pan.
  12. Cook for about 3 minutes in the glaze, then turn the chicken over and cook for an additional 3 minutes (or until chicken is cooked through).
  13. Serve drizzled with glaze.
  14. If you'd like to serve over spinach, heat 1/3 cup of water in a large skillet, add a bag of spinach, place the lid on top and let it cook and wilt.
  15. Add salt and pepper, as desired, and serve chicken on top of the spinach.

Printable Recipe Card





Leave a Comment

Winner, Winner Have An Easy Chicken Dinner Tonight Recipe

Winner, Winner Have an Easy Chicken Dinner Tonight

Kitchen Crew

Chicken is my go-to when I just can't figure out what to make for dinner. Whenever I find myself wondering what to make, I grab a package at the market...

17 Delicious Recipes With Wine Pairings

17 Delicious Recipes With Wine Pairings

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Ever wonder what wines you should pair with your favorite foods? Here is your guide!

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes For Tonight's Dinner

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes for Tonight's Dinner

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Need some inspiration for tonight's dinner? Try one of these 13 cluckin' great chicken recipes.