Chicken with Blackberry Sauce

Chicken With Blackberry Sauce Recipe

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Marion Wilting


I made this up one midday when I had blackberries which had to be used. Try the sauce before serving and adjust sweetness/tartness/saltiness to your taste. It's gluten free if using tamari in place of regular soy sauce.

★★★★★ 2 votes
10 Min
20 Min
Pan Fry


1/2 lb
chicken breast filets
1/3 c
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1 Tbsp
almond butter
1 tsp
maple syrup
1 Tbsp
soy sauce (tamari for gluten free)
1/2 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar

How to Make Chicken with Blackberry Sauce


  • 1Zest and juice 1/2 lemon, set aside.
    In a cup, combine 1 T honey, 1 T dijon mustard and 1 T almond butter.
  • 2In a skillet, heat some oil and fry the chicken breast filets from both sides until brown, season with salt and pepper, then transfer to a plate and tightly cover with foil.
  • 3Reduce heat to medium low, add blackberries, lemon juice and balsamic vinegar to the skillet, fry for some seconds, then deglaze with about 1/8 cup water.
  • 4Add soy sauce, maple syrup and lemon peel, let simmer until berries become soft and liquid has mostly evaporated, then add another 1/8 cup of water and the honey, dijon and almond butter paste. Add more water as needed to make a smooth sauce.
  • 5Add chicken breast filets back to the skillet along with any juices that have formed on the plate, cover skillet and remove from heat.
  • 6Let sit for two minutes, then serve.

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About Chicken with Blackberry Sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: German
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Dairy Free
Hashtag: #quick dinner