Balsamic Marinated Chicken Breasts

Balsamic Marinated Chicken Breasts

A simple mixture of balsamic vinegar, oil, garlic, and seasonings give boneless chicken breasts great flavor. You can also marinate chicken cutlets.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Put the chicken in a glass or plastic container or food storage bag.
  3. Step 3

    In a bowl or large measuring cup, combine the balsamic vinegar , olive oil, garlic , salt, oregano, basil, thyme , and pepper. Whisk to blend.
  4. Step 4

    Pour the marinade mixture over the chicken and turn to coat thoroughly. Cover the container or seal the bag and refrigerate. Let the chicken marinate from 1 to 6 hours.
  5. Step 5

    Grill the chicken on a grill or in a grill pan , turning to brown both sides until cooked through. Cooking time will vary depending on the thickness of the chicken. Standard chicken breasts will take about 6 to 8 minutes on each side, but thinner cutlets will take less time.
  6. Step 6

    When done, the chicken will register at least 165 F on an instant-read food thermometer in the thickest part of the chicken breast.