Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables

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This balsamic chicken recipe will soon become a family favorite. Balsamic vinegar, with its hallmark dark color, syrupy body, and slight sweetness, brings a wonderful out-of-the-ordinary touch to any recipe. Pair this easy balsamic chicken recipe with a side of quinoa or rice to satisfy heartier appetites.

Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup bottled Italian salad dressing

  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • ⅛ - ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 pound chicken breast tenderloins

  • 10 ounce fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces, or one 10-ounce package frozen cut asparagus, thawed and well drained

  • 1 cup purchased shredded carrot

  • 1 small tomato, seeded and chopped

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, stir together salad dressing, balsamic vinegar, honey, and crushed red pepper. Set aside.

  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until chicken is tender and no longer pink, turning once. Add half of the dressing mixture to skillet; turn chicken to coat. Transfer chicken to a serving platter; cover and keep warm.

  3. Add asparagus and carrot to skillet. Cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until asparagus is crisp-tender; transfer to serving platter.

  4. Stir remaining dressing mixture; add to skillet. Cook and stir for 1 minute, scraping up browned bits from bottom of skillet. Drizzle the dressing mixture over chicken and vegetables. Sprinkle with tomato. Makes 4 servings.

    Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables
    Jason Donnelly

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

269 Calories
12g Fat
12g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 269
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 323mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Protein 27g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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