Grilled Strawberry Balsamic chicken breasts are a delicious no-fuss meal that’s perfect for a week night dinner but also worthy of company.
Here is what you will need
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- Boneless chicken breasts
- Fresh or frozen strawberries
- Fresh basil
- Balsamic vinegar
- Olive oil
- Maple syrup
Estimated Time To Make This Recipe: 25 to 35 minutes (Plus at least one hour for marinating).
This recipe was originally posted in June, 2018. It has been updated for content and photos.
If you love fresh summer flavors, you have to give this recipe a try. Boneless chicken breasts are soaked in a balsamic marinade then grilled quickly and topped with a strawberry balsamic salsa for a fresh bright and full of early summer kind of dinner.
Not only is this recipe fresh and delicious, it’s made with less than 10 ingredients, and can be on your table in less than one hour.
Serve your strawberry balsamic Chicken breasts with a side of a kale caesar salad and a baked potato or steamed cauliflower rice for a low carb version.
Why This Recipe Works
- It’s quick and healthy! Boneless chicken breasts are lean and cook quickly for a get out of of the kitchen fast dinner.
- Lean meat tends to be dry, especially when it’s grilled. Marinating the chicken and topping it with fresh fruit adds moisture and flavor.
Recipe Tips and Variations
The best choice for boneless chicken breasts are ones that are 3/4 to 1 inch thick. Thinner cuts such as cutlets are okay but can be dry and will cook very fast.
Make it Ahead of Time
Make the salsa the night before and store it in the refrigerator and dinner will be on the table within 30 minutes.
Store leftover grilled strawberry balsamic chicken breasts in an airtight container for up to 2 days. You can store the cooked chicken breasts already topped with the berries or you can store them in separate containers.Freezing is not recommended.
Add slices of the cooked chicken breasts to a bed of field greens, arugula or spinach and top it with the strawberry balsamic salsa and sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
Add small chunks of mozzarella cheese to the salsa for a strawberry caprese topping
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Nutrition information is provided by Nutrifox, an online calculator and is meant to be used for informational purposes only. Even though I try to provide accurate information, these figures should still be considered as estimates.