Honey Balsamic Chicken Recipe

Honey Balsamic Chicken





Yield 6 servings

This Honey Balsamic Chicken is one of the most flavor filled quick and easy meals I have ever made.  The tender chicken is marinated in a honey balsamic glaze then seared to perfection in a skillet and finishes cooking while the sauce reduces to the perfect balsamic glaze.  If you have 30 minutes, then you have time for this delicious meal.


For the Chicken

For the plate


  1. In a large dish whisk the chicken broth, vinegar, honey, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper together until the honey is dissolved.  Submerge the chicken breasts in the marinade and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat.  Once the oil is hot, add the chicken into the skillet piece by piece so that they are flat over the bottom of the pan and not overlapping to sear the chicken. 
  3. Let them cook over high heat for 4-5 minutes then flip each piece over, reduce the heat to medium high, and add the remaining balsamic marinade to the pan and bring to a boil. Continue to cook for an additional 4-5 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through (165˚F internal temperature) and the glaze has reduced by half.
  4. Remove the chicken and glaze from the pan and add the carrots and cover.  Let them cook for 2-3 minutes, stir and cook an additional 2-3 minutes or until they are to your desired softness.
  5. Plate the dish by placing a handful of arugula on each plate, a serving of carrots, then a chicken breast.  Spoon the glaze over the chicken, and top with tomatoes and fresh basil. Serve immediately.  Enjoy!


This recipe is naturally gluten free, dairy free, and low calorie.  If you are gluten free, make sure that you use gluten free chicken broth.

Nutrition facts provided based on my best estimation for the recipe and may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you make to the recipe.  I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use for the most accurate calculation.

©2018 The Pinning Mama- Recipe found at: https://www.thepinningmama/honey-balsamic-chicken/

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Courses Dinner

Cuisine Balsamic

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 chicken cutlet (about 5 oz) with glaze, 2 oz of carrots, 1 oz of arugula

Amount Per Serving

Calories 258

% Daily Value

Total Fat 9 g


Saturated Fat 1 g


Unsaturated Fat 5 g

Cholesterol 74 mg


Sodium 360 mg


Total Carbohydrates 15 g


Dietary Fiber 3 g


Sugars 11 g

Protein 30 g


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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