Skillet Balsamic Chicken

Skillet Balsamic Chicken

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Debby Tambe
Recipe by  Debby Tambe

“An easy vinegar chicken recipe guaranteed to make you salivate!”

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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  1. In a large skillet, heat oil and saute chicken strips over high heat until no longer pink and juices run clear. Remove chicken from skillet and place on a plate.
  2. Peel onion layers apart. Add onions to skillet and saute over low heat for 15 minutes, until they are translucent. Add the reserved chicken strips, balsamic vinegar, red wine vinegar and oregano and cook for 5 more minutes.
  3. Add the flour and stir into the mixture to thicken. Heat through 2 minutes longer, remove from heat and serve.

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Balsamic vinegar is rarely more than 1/4 cup for a LARGE recipe b/c of it's pungent flavor. Some common sense adaptations on the part of this long-time cook were to add 1/4 balasamic vinegar and 1/2 cup red wine (a good flavored shiraz was what I used) instead of the measurements of red wine vinegar and balsamic vinegar given in the recipe. Also 2 Tbsp. oregano will give an overpoweringly strong oregano flavor. Substituting fresh basil and omitting the oregano altogether was also another no-brainer substitution. We also added some reconstituted sun-dried tomatoes (1/4 cup dry or 1/2 cup reconstituted) chopped and some sliced mushrooms (we used portabella's due to their mild flavor and ability to hold up to high heat & long cook times). After making those changes this recipe was fantastic! A lot of the previous reviews claim too strong a vinegar flavor which makes sense when you take the strongest flavored vinegar on the planet, add too much and then cook it down to make it even MORE so.



I fixed this for dinner last night and my husband could not quit complimenting me. I followed the advice of others and used 1/4 c. balsamic vinegar along with 1/3 c. of red wine vinegar. I mixed this in with 1/2 c. chicken broth and poured it over the chicken after it had browned. I also added a dash of basil with the oregano and 2 teaspoons of Italian dressing. Also, I did not have a fresh onion on hand, so I used dried minced onion. It was great served with garlic mashed potatoes and black-eye peas. I will make it again!



I used red wine in place of red wine vinegar, and added sun-dried tomatoes and portobello mushrooms as one reviewer suggested. This recipe BLEW AWAY my boyfriend and mother when I had them over for dinner. They said it tasted like it was from a restaurant. I paired it with curried potatoes. Delicious! Will definately cook again.

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Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 261 cal
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 8.6 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs
  • 16.2 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 28.9 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium
  • 90 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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