Honeyed Balsamic Chicken

Servings 4 people


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 6-oz.
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic pressed
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey
  • ghee or use coconut oil


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate chicken overnight (see recipe).
  • Place chicken in a large zipper-topped plastic bag. In a medium bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients, except ghee (or coconut oil).
  • Pour mixture over the chicken. Seal the bag and refrigerate overnight.
  • At time of cooking, melt the ghee (or coconut oil) in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Remove chicken from marinade (discarding marinade and bag). Add to skillet and cook for 4 to 6 minutes per side or until juices run clear. Enjoy!


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed asparagus and a big salad of red leaf lettuce, sliced red onion, tomato and avocado, tossed with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette. NUTRITION: per serving: 245 Calories; 2g Fat; 40g Protein; 16g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 99mg Cholesterol; 1053mg Sodium. Exchanges: 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 6
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