Quick Braised Balsamic Chicken

braised chicken

This is a guaranteed full-proof, pull out of your pantry chicken recipe. Not only does this balsamic chicken taste like it has been braising for hours, it is as simple as it gets. All of the ingredients are pantry staples everyone has laying around. This recipe is quick and easy enough for a weeknight meal, but tasty enough for company. Ready to eat in 30 minutes!


6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes

1 onion, sliced thinly

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon garlic salt

1 teaspoon dried basil

1 teaspoon died oregano

1 teaspoon dried rosemary

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

ground black pepper to taste


  1. Season chicken breasts with ground black pepper and garlic salt. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet, and brown the onion and seasoned chicken breasts.
  2. Pour tomatoes and balsamic vinegar over chicken, and season with basil, oregano, rosemary and thyme. Simmer until chicken is no longer pink and the juices run clear, about 15 minutes.

Serve with rice and veggies, or any sides of your choice.


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