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Honey-Garlic-Balsamic Chicken Breasts

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4
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Honey and garlic bring out new depths of flavor in plain chicken breasts, elevating a weeknight dinner into something out of the ordinary.

Bree Hester Recipe by Bree Hester
December 7, 2011

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons butter
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
cup balsamic vinegar
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 1/2
teaspoons honey
3
garlic cloves, chopped

Directions

  • 1 Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 2 In 10- or 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add oil. Place chicken in skillet; cook 6 to 7 minutes on each side until both sides are browned and juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F). Place chicken on plate; cover with foil to keep warm.
  • 3 In same skillet, mix broth, vinegar, lemon juice, honey and garlic. Cook about 5 minutes or until sauce has thickened, scraping bottom of skillet with pancake turner to loosen browned bits.
  • 4 Cut chicken diagonally into slices. Serve sauce over chicken.

Expert Tips

Double this recipe to use on top of a salad or in a sandwich on another day.

Adding fresh herbs like basil or thyme go really well in the sauce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
401.0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15.4g
24%
Saturated Fat
5.5g
27%
Cholesterol
187.5mg
62%
Sodium
1467.6mg
61%
Total Carbohydrate
7.2g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
5.6g
Protein
54.4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
3.40%
3%
Calcium
2.50%
2%
Iron
6.20%
6%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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