Honey Balsamic Chicken Recipe
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Honey Balsamic Chicken Recipe

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This is a recipe I adapted from a cookbook that featured quick and easy recipes. I adjusted the seasonings somewhat and added a bit more honey to better suit my tastes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 232 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 524mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (10g sugars, trace fiber), 29g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 4 lean meat 1 fat


  1. Sprinkle chicken with garlic salt and pepper. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chicken in oil for 4-7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add the vinegar, honey and basil to the pan; cook and stir for 1 minute. Return chicken to the pan; heat through, turning to coat with glaze. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Honey Balsamic Chicken in Reminisce April/May 2009, p 49

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Reviewed Mar. 13, 2015

"Great flavor and super easy."

Reviewed Jan. 6, 2014

"This is a tasty recipe, low in calories and fat. It was easy and quick to make, too."

Reviewed Jun. 13, 2013

"This is a super-fast, delicious recipe. I add more honey and cut back the balsamic vinegar. It's my husband's favorite chicken!"

Reviewed Apr. 28, 2012

"This recipe was disappointing. I expected it to have a lot of flavor and it was actually kind of bland."

Reviewed Apr. 20, 2012

"I love the flavor, nice and sweet!"

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