Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Recipe

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Louise Andrews Modified: March 25, 2022
Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Recipe

How To Make Strawberry Balsamic Chicken

Upgrade your favorite balsamic chicken with a fresh and healthy strawberry Caprese topping made with fresh strawberries, cheese, and basil.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4chicken breasts,boneless, skinless
  • 1cupbalsamic vinegar,divided
  • salt and pepper,to taste

For Caprese Topping:

  • 2cupsfresh strawberries,hulled and roughly chopped
  • 4ozfresh mozzarella ball,or shredded mozzarella, roughly chopped
  • ¼cupfresh basil,chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Combine chicken breasts and ½ cup of balsamic in a ziplock bag. Refrigerate for at least 5 minutes or up to 5 hours.

  3. When ready to cook, place chicken in a baking dish and pour the remaining vinegar on top.

  4. Season chicken generously with salt and pepper. Bake for 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink inside.

  5. Meanwhile, bring the remaining ½ cup of vinegar to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for about 10 minutes or until reduced by half. Remove and set aside.

Caprese Topping:

  1. In a small bowl, stir together strawberries, mozzarella, and basil.

To Assemble:

  1. When the chicken is ready, transfer to serving dishes.

  2. Then top with the strawberry Caprese topping and then drizzle with the reduced balsamic vinegar.

Recipe Notes

For an additional option, you can add the strawberry Caprese mixture to the chicken in the baking dish once the chicken during the last 5 minutes of baking. Then the cheese will thoroughly melt and the strawberries will be warm. Either way works great!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 467.68kcal
  • Fat: 22.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.38g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.55g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.76g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.01g
  • Fiber: 1.80g
  • Sugar: 13.55g
  • Protein: 43.54g
  • Cholesterol: 133.76mg
  • Sodium: 801.43mg
  • Calcium: 199.21mg
  • Potassium: 610.25mg
  • Iron: 2.33mg
  • Vitamin A: 97.50µg
  • Vitamin C: 44.96mg
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