Balsamic Cilantro Chicken

Servings 4 people


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 6-oz.
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 2 tablespoons snipped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate chicken overnight or for at least 4 hours (see recipe).
  • Place chicken in a large zipper-topped plastic bag.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients (balsamic vinegar through lemon juice); pour mixture over chicken.
  • Seal bag and turn to coat chicken well; refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours, turning occasionally when possible. Preheat outdoor or indoor grill to MEDIUM-HIGH.
  • Remove chicken from marinade (discard marinade and bag) and grill for 6 to 9 minutes per side or until cooked through.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed asparagus and a big salad tossed with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette.
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