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Balsamic Chicken Breasts Recipe

Balsamic Chicken Breasts Recipe

“This quick savory chicken is a family favorite. It's easy, healthy and satisfying. Served with a salad or whole wheat roll, it's a perfect meal that's good enough for company!” Denise Johanowicz - Madison, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, pepper and salt. Add chicken, one piece at a time, and shake to coat.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken in oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  • 3. In the same pan, cook onion until tender. Add water, stirring to loosen browned bits. Add the vinegar, thyme and rosemary; cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Serve with chicken. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 194 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.