This Balsamic Chicken with Thyme recipe is good enough for company and easy enough for the novice chef. The flavorful balsamic sauce is hard to resist. Once you get the hang of making a quick sauce like this, you can easily change the flavor by altering the seasonings.
Mix flour and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper on a plate. Dredge chicken through the mixture and shake off excess.
In a large skillet, heat oil. Add chicken and cook 10 minutes or until browned and cooked through. Remove chicken to a plate and cover with foil.
Add onion to skillet and saute 1 to 2 minutes until lightly browned. Add broth, balsamic vinegar, thyme and remaining salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and cook stirring often, 7 minutes or until onions are soft and sauce is syrupy. Be sure to scrap the browned bits of chicken from the bottom of the pan into the balsamic sauce.
Pour sauce over top of chicken. Garnish with a sprinkle of thyme. This Balsamic Chicken with Thyme recipe serves 4.
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In the recipe above, The video below teaches us how to make a pan sauce. The recipe demonstrated is Pork Tenderloin with Dried Cherries and looks fantastic.
The basic steps of any good pan sauce are:
At serving time, slice the meat against the grain on a diagonal. This makes is easier to eat and less chewy. Lastly, pour the pan sauce over the meat and sprinkle with herb of choice. Parsley, thyme or rosemary are commonly used.
Watch this video from schnuckscooks.com to learn how make a pan sauce and get the recipe for Pork Tenderloin with Dried Cherries.
Whether you make the Balsamic Chicken with Thyme recipe or the Pork Tenderloin with Dried Cherries demonstrated in the video, you will agree that both recipes are tasty because of the pan sauce that is served over the meat.
Pan sauces are quick and easy to make and usually make the dish. It's a great technique to learn especially if you like to host dinner parties.