Balsamic and herb chicken

Balsamic and herb chicken


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About this recipe: Balsamic and herb chicken, made with chicken breasts, balsamic vinegar, tinned tomatoes and loads of fresh herbs. The sauce is delicious with rice or mash.

Lauren Merseyside, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped basil
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped oregano or 1 tsp of dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped rosemary
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme or 1/2 tsp dried thyme

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat olive oil in a medium pan; brown the seasoned chicken breasts. Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened.
  2. Pour tinned tomatoes and balsamic vinegar over chicken. Simmer until chicken is cooked, about 15 minutes. Sprinkle over herbs and stir into sauce. Serve.

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Reviews (34)


Something else. All i did was score the chicken and fill a sandwich bag with ( a good splash of Olive Oil in the bag followed by all the herbs listed and left it in the fridge for 3 hours to soak all the flavours up). Had with Mash & Peas. - 02 Jan 2009


absolutely great, I cooked it for 3 friends and everyone loved it! I served with diced herbed potatoes and veg. - 23 Feb 2011


- 01 Oct 2010

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