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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


  • 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


  • 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 each: 194 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 131mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Reviews for Balsamic Chicken Breasts

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dlyn9smith User ID: 1866642 223957
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2015

"My husband told me this recipe is a keeper. We both loved the slightly sweet sauce. I will be making this recipe again soon."

weebles01 User ID: 1103491 143774
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2014

"This was a great recipe, easy and simple with flavor"

Helem User ID: 3356086 98764
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2014

"Easy and delicious. We loved it. I will definitely prepare this again."

snowbell1955 User ID: 7022632 179942
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2013

"Nice and juicy, easy to make even my very adult picky family enjoyed it!!"

Susie49 User ID: 5939008 181195
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2011

"So easy and tasty. It?s definitely one I would make again."

aubsmc User ID: 4410313 179914
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2011

"Love this recipe! Easy, simple, and delicious."

dusarahbear User ID: 2810274 104866
Reviewed May. 12, 2009

"This was really tasty and a nice change up for chicken"

getto140 User ID: 1493976 113797
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2009

"I made this for dinner tonight. It was simple and tasty."

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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