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Balsamic Chicken with Roasted Tomatoes Recipe
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Balsamic Chicken with Roasted Tomatoes Recipe

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Now's the perfect time of year to make this dish. It's simple, but the sweet, tangy tomato glaze is just so good. —Karen Gehrig, Concord, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/2 cup tomatoes and 1-1/2 teaspoons glaze equals 306 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 384 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. In a small bowl, mix honey and 1 tablespoon oil. Add tomatoes and toss to coat. Transfer to a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake 5-7 minutes or until softened.
  2. Pound chicken breasts with a meat mallet to 1/2-in. thickness; sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat remaining oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook 5-6 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Serve with roasted tomatoes; drizzle with glaze. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: To make your own balsamic glaze, bring 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat to medium; simmer 10-12 minutes or until thickened to a glaze consistency. Yield: about 2 tablespoons
Originally published as Balsamic Chicken with Roasted Tomatoes in Simple & Delicious August/September 2014

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/2 cup tomatoes and 1-1/2 teaspoons glaze equals 306 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 384 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Jul. 11, 2014

Made this dish exactly as written. Even my mom, who at 88 doesn't eat anything, ate every bit. It was quick & easy & a great light summer dish. Will make again.

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Reviewed Jul. 10, 2014

Definitely a make again. Would probably serve it on romaine lettuce as a main dish salad.

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