blackberry balsamic chicken

Posted by on Jun 20, 2012 in fruit, meat | 0 comments

Just a few reasons to stock up on blackberries this season…they are one of the top 10 antioxidant foods, packed with vitamins C, A, E, and K, manganese, and of course heart disease preventing, detoxing, diabetes fighting FIBER.  Blackberries can be more than a breakfast, snack, or dessert.  Try them in this savory chicken dish…

Blackberry Balsamic Chicken

  • 4 organic chicken breasts
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup blackberry or raspberry balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan sea salt
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a Magic Bullet, Vitamix, or other blender, blend together blackberries, honey, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic, thyme, and sea salt.
  3. Place the chicken breasts a baking pan, and pour the blackberry mixture over the chicken breasts.
  4. Bake for 25 – 30 minutes uncovered or until chicken is cooked through.
  5. Option:  marinate the chicken in the blackberry mixture for 2 hours, then grill.
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