Honey Balsamic Chicken

"I got this from an e-mail on Simple cooking. I've made it several times to rave reviews from my DH. It's a quick weekday meal."
 
Honey Balsamic Chicken created by WaterMelon
Ready In:
35mins
Ingredients:
4
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a medium bowl, mix honey and vinegar until blended (this will take a few minutes to combine).
  • Dip chicken breasts in honey mixture until coated.
  • Then coat in corn flakes Put in 8 x 8 pan.
  • Repeat with all chicken breasts.
  • Drizzle with remaining honey mixture.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

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  1. mrsmeduck
    My college roommate used to make this all the time, excluding the vinegar. I haven't tried it with the vinegar yet. When I make it I put some butter in the pan for the flavor and so the chicken doesn't stick. I don't have a problem with the corn flakes sticking, probably because my honey isn't thinned out. I also don't drizzle honey on top of the flakes so they stay crunchy. I found cutting the chicken into smaller pieces coated better as one of the other reviews stated. This is one of my favorites.
     
  2. WaterMelon
    Honey Balsamic Chicken Created by WaterMelon
  3. WaterMelon
    Honey Balsamic Chicken Created by WaterMelon
  4. WaterMelon
    This is certainly easy. However I encountered a few problems - firstly the cornflakes did not adhere properly. Secondly, I think the dish turned out a little too sweet (commercial plain cornflakes has lots of sugar). I would cut back on the honey next time. I didn't drizzle the leftover mixture over chicken, instead I drizzled a few tsp of olve oil before baking (my baking time was 20mins only; any longer the chicken would have been dry). I made a simple reduction sauce with the leftover marinade by adding some chicken stock and garlic. Thanks for the quick dinner!
     
  5. Pumpkie
    this was a simple and easy dish but I too had trouble getting the cornflakes to stick. Drizzling the leftover honey mixture left dark stains on the the breading. I love honey and balsamic vinegar but I think the honey overpowered it. If I could get the breading to stick better I think I would cut back on the honey.
     

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I live in South Bend, IN with my husband and 4 year old daughter, Kyla. I love to cook and experiment in the kitchen. My favorite cookbook is a book put together by my family of our favorite and treasured recipes. I find myself reaching for it all the time. My other hobbies include scrapbooking, taking pictures and spending time with my little girl.
 
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