Baked balsamic chicken

I have been wanting to make this  super easy baked balsamic chicken with veggies for the longest I can remember. I had to make something fast and easy on Friday so I figured this would be the perfect time to make this recipe.

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I have seen several versions of this recipe so I just kept it simple, added a little twist and used whatever veggies I had on had. I love the fact that you can use any type of vegetables you like so swapping for your own favorite ones will work just fine.

On another note, I have been a bit exhausted lately driving back and forth to my rotation site, studying and trying to maintain the blog. All I want to do is relax in the couch, cook and bake without having the stressor of having to take pictures and make the food look pretty, and be with the kids. Soon I will be have more time…

Yesterday, for some reason, I felt like eating cheesecake so I went to the store and gather a few ingredients to make one. I ended up making a lemon cheesecake that turned out spectacular. Unfortunately, I didn’t document the recipe from start to finish but in the near future I will make another one so I can actually add the recipe to the blog.

I think it was by far one of the best cheesecakes I have ever made so I hope the results get duplicated exactly on my next try.

I have about 9 1/2 months to be done with my Physician Assistant studies. I truly can’t wait for that day to come fast enough. I am tired to have to study 24/7 and have to deal with the pressures of everything else.

Anyways, there is not much to elaborate on this baked balsamic chicken recipe. It is extremely easy, versatile and super tasty. If you get to make it I am sure you will be very pleased.

Enjoy!

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Baked balsamic chicken

Yield: 8 servings

Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

 

  • 2 lb breast chicken tenders
  • 2 red peppers, cut into large chunks
  • 2 yellow peppers, cut into large chunks
  • 2 red onions, cut into large chunks
  • 8 oz fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 oz fresh rosemary
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp celtic salt

 

Directions:

 

Combine all the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. Let the ingredients marinate in the bowl for 30 minutes to 1 hour turning around 2-3 times.

Preheat oven to 425°F. Spread the chicken and veggies in several baking trays.

Bake about 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are roasted.

Serve immediately.

 

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26 comments

  1. Yes, yes, yes! And more broccoli for me please!

  2. Looks delish! I have just recently tried quinoa and have been looking for new recipes. As far as nutrition content..about how many servings do you get from one recipe?

  3. yum, looks so good Miryam, i love quinoa too lately. it’s so healthy and i feel i’m full for the most part if i eat it with a protein. :-)

  4. Looks OMG! I can’t wait for that quinoa cake! I’m intrigued! You are the queen of healthy interesting desserts!

  5. This looks so good! I couldn’t find either type of sauce at my local grocery store. Is the sweet chili sauce the same as sriacha? I’m going to try to look for alternatives….

    • No it is not. Is like a sweet and sour sauce, like the duck sauce packages you get when you order Chinese food. Sriacha is a lot spicier than the sweet and chili sauce. I hope you can find an alternative :-)

  6. Made this today…..Have never had quinoa before and this was awesome!!

  7. This dish is so delicious. I made it at 9:30 in the morning so I was eating it for breakfast.
    Used toasted slivered almonds instead of the peanuts.

  8. Is the calories listed for 1 serving or entire recipe? Thanks! PS I LOVE your blog, AMAZING!

  9. Great, thanks! One more thing…. What setting do you use on your rice cooker when you are making quinoa?

    • I always use my white rice setting for everything like quinoa and brown rice. Surprisingly it works that way. I used the brown rice setting once and it took for ever!! The white rice setting work for me :-)

  10. Has anyone tried this without the eggs as its not vegan with the eggs in it

  11. What is broccoli slaw?

  12. Is like grated veggies like carrots, cabbage, broccoli etc

  13. This looks delicious… Thanks!!!
    How do you “cook” broccoli in the microwave? Do you add water or just place the raw broccoli on a plate?

  14. I made this salad on Sunday, it truly is delicious. I feel that Chicken is the only missing ingredient, really any meat for that matter. I ended up adding a bit more of the sauce (I love sauce).
    I would say serving size is close to 8 – 10…feel as if I made enough for a small army!

    Thank you for posting, truly delicious!

  15. So is this kind of a warm salad then? Do you reheat the leftovers before eating it?

  16. I made this for dinner tonight. Paired it with a grilled chicken breast, even my picky eater husband eat it all. Didn’t add the cilantro ( can’t stand the taste) all in all will make it again.

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