Honey-Balsamic Chicken Breast

Honey-Balsamic Chicken Breast

4.5 of 5 (254)
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 191.7
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 70.2 mg
  • Sodium: 352.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 25.8 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Honey-Balsamic Chicken Breast calories by ingredient


Introduction

This is one of my family's favorite dinners. They're always requesting it! This is one of my family's favorite dinners. They're always requesting it!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 1/2 tsp Dried Thyme
    1/2 tsp Salt
    1/4 tsp Black Pepper
    1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
    1 tsp EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil)
    1 Lb of boneless, skinless chicken breast (four, 4 oz pieces)
    2 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
    2 tbsp Honey

Tips

Weight Watchers Friendly...only 4 POINTS per serving.


Directions

Combine first 4 ingredients; sprinkle over both sides of chicken. Heat EVOO in a nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook 7-8 minutes on each side or until chicken is no longer pink.
Reduce heat to medium low, transfer chicken to serving platter; keep warm. Add vinegar and honey. Simmer for 1-2 minutes until glaze thickens; stir constantly. (Glaze will bubble up as it's stirred) Pour glaze over chicken and serve.

Member Ratings For This Recipe


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    Very Good
    58 of 59 people found this review helpful
    I cooked the chicken breasts in the oven at 350 for about 30 minutes. They are much juicier that way and I could use spray olive oil for fewer calories. It takes a bit longer but there is much less actual time tending to cooking in the kitchen by cooking them in the oven. Then I made the glaze - 10/1/09


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    Incredible!
    28 of 29 people found this review helpful
    Absolutely fantastic. :) I'm going to make this for LOTS of my friends/family. (lol). Since I didn't have any balsamic vinegar I used 1.5 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and 1/2 tablespoon of Worcestershire Sauce. It came out fabulous! I served mine over Long grain and Wild Rice (instant). :) - 8/8/09


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    Incredible!
    21 of 21 people found this review helpful
    very simple and very good, the flavor combination is wonderful - I used fresh thyme and served it with white rice. Next time I'll double the glaze and make id more "saucy". - 7/23/09


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    Incredible!
    16 of 16 people found this review helpful
    I loved it! I baked mine at 350 for about 25-30 minutes, but brushed some glaze on after 20 or so minutes. I also added Worcheshire sauce and a dash of red wine vinegar since it was a tad sweet for me. I loved it though. With the extra stuff, the glaze tasted like Jack Daniels Sauce from TGIF! - 4/13/10


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    Very Good
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Recipe was great! Next time I would use less thyme though. 1 1/2 tsp was a whole lot for us. But still really really yummy. - 10/14/09


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    Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    This is so good. I think next time I will make more glaze than the recipe calls for though. - 3/5/09


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    Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I also baked the chicken and the sauce was most excellent! I would make this one again. - 12/14/09


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    Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is awesome!!! It was super easy, and delicious - the 2 things I was looking for! I made it exactly as written, and the only thing I'd change next time is to make a little more glaze. This is a supper I can pull together at the last minute, but isn't boring. Thank you for posting! - 3/10/12


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    Incredible!
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious, all three of my kids (6,3, and 1) had seconds! Great find and super easy:) - 10/9/09


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    Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This is a very tasty, very easy recipe to make. Easily one of my new favorites - I will definitely be making this again and again! - 11/10/09


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    Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Just made this recipe tonight for the first time, and it was really good. I had it with white rice and mixed veggies. As a personal preference, though, I think next time I'll use a little more honey and a little less balsamic vinegar. - 10/21/09


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    Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I used the left overs from this the next night by cutting the chicken into small pieces to put over wild rice. The whole family loved it! - 3/17/11


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    Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is a great recipe--easy and tasty. Also try using raspberry or cherry preserves in place of the honey. Even yummier, IMO! And you can also do the same thing with lean pork chops. (Can you tell this is a favorite of mine? lol) - 10/31/08


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    Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is a great recipe! Very Yummy and quite easy! - 8/24/09


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    Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    AMAZING!
    I was stumped, wondering what to do with fresh chicken breast, and searched for a good recipe here.. and was very, very impressed. Couldn't be any simpler, and couldn't be any more scrumptious! My mom and I will both make it again, that's for sure!
    - 7/11/09


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    Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    LOVED this! So easy to make, too! My glaze hardened quickly, but otherwise it was perfect! - 6/29/09


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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    The chicken was amazing, I made extra glaze and served it over a rice dish. We loved the taste and plan on making it again once I'm able to entertain our friends and family - 5/12/20


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Made this last night, and will definitely be making again! This recipes was delicious, me and my(very picky) sweet hubby gobbled this up! The only thing we did different was I used evoo spray on my pan. Made it with a side of garlicky asparagus. Thanks for the great recipe! - 3/5/12


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Took other reviewers advice and baked it. We also drizzled a bit of the sauce over wild rice. We definitely make it again. - 3/8/11


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I was looking up a chicken breast recipe and this was simple and great. I didn't think I would like the flavors, but really enjoyed the chicken. - 1/18/11


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Loved this recipe. Very delicious! - 12/16/09


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    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was so good! Everyone loved it. Will definitely make this again! - 10/20/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We eat chicken all the time... and this was an instant hit and different than our usual. THANK you! - 10/20/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    wow! - 10/14/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Easy and wonderful recipe for chicken. My boys loved it! - 9/23/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    it was really good i will make it again - 8/12/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very good...used fresh thyme. - 7/20/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    ver y good. easy to prepare. would make it again. - 7/19/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Just what I was looking for - yummy and easy!! - 7/14/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Awesome! It's even great cold with your salad for next day's lunch. My 11 yr old even loves it. - 6/4/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My whole family enjoyed this recipe. It was easy and quite quick to prepare after work for supper. - 3/17/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    this was tender, tasty, easy, fast and a definite recipe to repeat. - 2/13/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was very good.Thanks for the recipe - 2/9/09


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Good recipe, my family ate it all. Basic ingredients that I always have on hand, quick & easy. - 2/2/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This was pretty good! Im a college student livng in a dorm so my cooking supplies are limited. The ingredients werent too complicated and it was easy to make.however the calories and nutrional facts arent accurate. one tbsp of evoo is 120 cals and each tbsp of honey has 60 cals its better to enter i - 2/1/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I tried this recipe and it was awesome. The family went from not liking chicken to loving. My step-daughter can never get enough. Now she likes eating with a salad and using a little of the sauce as the dressing. - 1/19/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was awesome. So easy, so flavorful and juicy. It smelled so good with the spices I didn't think it needed the balsamic glaze. Turns out, the glaze elevates this chicken from delicious to divine!! - 1/12/09


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very easy and very delicious! - 11/17/08


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Hubby wanted something not stir fried. Found and tried this recipe. We absolutely loved it and it was very quick and easy. - 11/15/08


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My family and friends love this recipe! It's so simple, yet so incredibly full of flavor. It turns boring chicken breast into a *wow* dish. - 11/13/08


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    Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was very good and very easy to make. I was able to do this with just what I had in my pantry. - 11/12/08


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very simple and quick but very flavorful - 11/4/08


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    Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    My husband and I love this recipe. I make it at least once a week! - 10/20/08


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    could you use non stick Pam spray instead of olive oil to bring down fat calories??? I no o
    longer cook my chicken in olive oil but use spray Pam in my pan.
    - 6/11/21


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    Incredible!
    This turned out awesome! The little bit of sweetness from the honey is a nice touch. - 5/23/21


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    No thank you. - 5/19/21


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    Is the chicken flavor overridden by the vinegar? - 5/14/21


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    Looks interesting. - 5/12/21


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    Good
    I use marmalade instead of honey for my glaze. - 5/12/21


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    Very Good
    Ok - 5/12/21


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    looks good
    - 5/12/21


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    This is yummy! - 5/12/21


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    thanks - 5/2/21


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    Incredible!
    yum - 2/28/21


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    Incredible!
    This turned out pretty good! My husband loved it - 1/29/21


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    Very Good
    Quick, easy and tasty on a weeknight. I deglazed the pan with a couple of tablespoons of broth before adding the honey and balsamic vinegar. Served with lemon couscous and roasted carrots. A lovely meal. - 1/26/21


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    Looks great - 11/5/20


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    Incredible!
    Loved it! - 8/8/20


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    Incredible!
    Sooooooo excited to make this how does something look so good and be healthy - 7/9/20


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    very simple and good - 6/19/20


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    :) - 6/5/20


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    this is moist and very flavorful - 5/26/20


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    Good
    Good - 5/20/20


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    Very Good
    Pretty good! Made them just as stated. - 5/16/20


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    Incredible!
    Excellent recipe! Turned out perfectly. - 5/12/20


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    Incredible!
    This was great - 5/12/20


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    Mmmm! - 5/12/20


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    Fantastic recipe. - 5/12/20


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    Incredible!
    My husband loved this chicken recipe. It is easy, tasty, and another good recipe for chicken. - 4/17/20


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    The only change I made was to cook these in an oven instead of a skillet. Yummy! - 4/17/20


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    Good
    Just OK. I found this too sweet. - 1/3/20


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    Nice. - 1/2/20


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    Very Good
    - 12/29/19


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    got to try this recipe - 12/23/19


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    Bad
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    too much spice... honey vinegar sauce tastes awful... chicken breast could not be cooked without slicing... did not like at all - 11/23/19


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    Yum! - 9/26/19


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    very good. thanks - 7/16/19


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    Incredible!
    Very tasty and easy to make. Loved it will make it again, - 7/13/19


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    Incredible!
    I had thicker chicken breasts and I cooked them at a higher temperature in the oven but i still made the glaze and it was good - 7/13/19


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    Very Good
    yum - 5/15/19


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    Incredible!
    great - 5/15/19


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    Incredible!
    Wondrerful, easy way to make chicken a real treat. - 5/13/19


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    Looks good - 5/13/19


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    Incredible!
    Very simple and easy to make. Great tasting and juicy. - 5/12/19


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    How about using this on pork? - 5/12/19


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    yum - 5/12/19


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    Incredible!
    Delicious! I browned the chicken then finished it in the oven so I wouldn't have to stand over it, then I also made double the glaze. These seasonings and the glaze would be great with pork too! - 5/12/19


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    Sounds delicious - 5/12/19


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    Very Good
    Baked it in the oven Didn't use salt - 5/12/19


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    looks yummy!!! - 5/3/19


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    Yummy - 5/3/19


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    Incredible!
    My husband loved it. - 4/29/19


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    Incredible!
    It's wonderful! I used the oven method mentioned in some other comments. Yum-highly recommend this, no matter which appliance you prefer for cooking! - 4/6/19


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    Incredible!
    Love it! Used spray olive oil as another member did, will use less honey next to cut down on sweetness, - 3/27/19


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    looks good - 1/10/19


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    really tasty - 1/10/19


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    I browned the chicken and then tossed into the oven to finish cooking. The glaze I made as is from the recipe. A bit sweet but will double the recipe next time and then add a bit more vinegar to cut the sweetness. - 11/24/18


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    Very Good - 10/10/18


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    Incredible!
    YUMMY - 10/10/18