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The glaze in this recipe elevates a chicken breast from every day to elegant, yet the entire dish can be prepared in less than 30 minutes and kids will like it, too.

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 25 mins

Yield: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon whole fresh rosemary leaves
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 boneless chicken breast halves, seasoned with salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Combine orange juice, vinegar and rosemary in a small saucepan and simmer uncovered on low until reduced by half and thickened slightly.
  2. Remove from heat, strain into serving dish. Discard rosemary.
  3. While glaze is reducing, heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add olive oil and chicken breasts and cook until browned on one side, about 3 minutes.
  4. Turn chicken, adding more oil if needed and cook for 3 minutes to brown the second side.
  5. Add ¼ cup water and quickly cover the skillet to trap in the steam.
  6. Reduce heat to low and cook until chicken is done, about 5 minutes.
  7. To serve, slice chicken breasts and serve on top of rice, potatoes, or pasta.
  8. Drizzle glaze on top or serve on the side.
  9. Garnish with rosemary sprigs or orange slices.

Recipe By: Michele Morris