At Darrel’s Recipes, we’re always looking for new and exciting ways to prepare classic dishes, and this recipe for balsamic-baked chicken breast is no exception. With a combination of tangy balsamic vinegar and savory herbs, this chicken breast is packed with flavor and is sure to become a family favorite. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to prepare and can be ready in just 30 minutes.
PREP: 5 MINS
COOK: 25 MINS
REST: 5 MINS
TOTAL: 30 MINS
SERVES: 4 PEOPLE
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp dried rosemary
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- Salt and black pepper, to taste
- Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
- Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
- In a small bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, Dijon mustard, honey, thyme, rosemary, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper until well combined.
- Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish, and pour the balsamic mixture over them, making sure to coat each breast evenly.
- Bake the chicken in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until it’s cooked through and no longer pink in the center.
- Serve the chicken hot, garnished with fresh parsley.
Why You’ll Love This Balsamic Baked Chicken Breast Recipe:
- Delicious Flavor: The combination of balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, and herbs creates a tangy and savory flavor that’s irresistible.
- Easy Preparation: With just a few simple ingredients and 30 minutes of cooking time, this recipe is perfect for busy weeknights.
- Healthy and Nutritious: Boneless, skinless chicken breasts are a lean source of protein, making this dish a healthy and satisfying meal.
- Versatile: This recipe can be easily adapted to your preferences. Add extra herbs, use different types of vinegar, or even switch out the chicken breasts for another protein.