Barbecued Strawberry Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
When it’s time to impress family and friends, we serve barbecued chicken garnished with strawberries. It’s easier than anyone would ever guess. —Bonnie Hawkins, Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Barbecued Strawberry Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown chicken on both sides. Remove from pan. In same pan, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender, about 1 minute.
  2. Stir in barbecue sauce, brown sugar, vinegar and honey. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until thickened, 4-6 minutes. Return chicken to pan. Bake until a thermometer reads 165°, 12-15 minutes. Stir in strawberries.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken breast half with 1/3 cup sauce: 495 calories, 17g fat (5g saturated fat), 109mg cholesterol, 829mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (42g sugars, 2g fiber), 35g protein.