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Balsamic-Garlic Chicken Breasts

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Total time 22 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings
Easy side: Stir together 1 cup uncooked orzo pasta, cooked according to package directions, and 1/4 cup refrigerated pesto. Sprinkle with freshly grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-oz.) skinned and boned chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle chicken breasts with salt and pepper.

  2. Melt butter with oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add chicken, and cook 6 to 7 minutes on each side or until done. Remove chicken, and keep warm.

  3. Add chicken broth and next 4 ingredients to skillet, and cook 5 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of skillet. Serve chicken with sauce.