Roasted balsamic chicken with cherry tomatoes

Roasted balsamic chicken with cherry tomatoes


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About this recipe: A great dish to prepare ahead of time. Make the marinade in the roasting dish and add chicken breasts. Then simply transfer the dish from the fridge straight to the oven 40 minutes before you are ready to serve dinner.


Serves: 4 

  • 120ml balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, or more to taste
  • 1 clove garlic, or more to taste, minced
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 4 large skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 300g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Extra time:4hr marinating  ›  Ready in:4hr50min 

  1. To make the marinade: Mix balsamic vinegar, olive oil, mustard and garlic together in an oven-safe roasting dish; season with salt and pepper. Lie the chicken breasts in the marinade.
  2. Marinate chicken in the fridge for at least 4 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 5.
  4. Roast chicken in the preheated oven for about 30 minutes. Add cherry tomatoes to the roasting dish and continue cooking until the chicken is cooked through.
  5. Sprinkle lemon zest and drizzle lemon juice over the chicken.

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