August 30, 2013

Asian Glazed Chicken

With very little effort, you can prepare this amazing chicken dish that is sure to WOW your dinner table crowd.  It's a great weeknight meal, but also a great entertaining meal because it doesn't require you to hover over the stove while it's cooking.
Asian Glazed Chicken
Serves 4
  • 4 whole skinless chicken breasts
  • Spectrum coconut oil spray 
  • 1 cup water 
  • 1 T Sriracha sauce (more or less to taste)  
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 
  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce 
  • 1 T honey (or agave nectar) 
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed 
  • 1 t ginger, grated 
  • 2 T scallions, chopped (garnish)
  • 1 t sesame seeds (garnish)
  1. In a large saucepan, brown the chicken on high for 6-5 minutes with cooking spray
  2. Add the remaining ingredients (except the garnishing ingredients) and cook on high until the liquid comes to a boil
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered for about 20 minutes 
  4. Remove cover and bring heat to high, allowing sauce to reduce down, about 8-10 minutes, until it becomes thick, turning chicken occasionally
  5. Garnish with sesame seeds, scallions, and additional sauce
Adapted from Skinny Taste

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