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BALSAMIC CHICKEN (Low Carb)

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Ingredients  (Serves 4)

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts.
  • 1   tablespoon paprika.
  • 1   tablespoon olive oil.
  • 1/2  teaspoon snipped fresh rosemary.
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic.
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground black pepper.
  • Nonstick cooking spray.
  • 1/4  cup dry red wine.
  • 3   tablespoons balsamic vinegar.
  • Fresh Rosemary sprig for garnish.

Directions

  1. Place each chicken breast half between two pieces of plastic wrap and pound with the flat side of a meat mallet to a rectangle 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.
  2. In a small bowl, combine paprika, oil, rosemary, garlic, and pepper; mix well until it becomes a paste. Rub both sides of each chicken beast half with paste mixture.
  3. Coat a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place coated chicken in prepared pan; cover and refrigerate for 2 to 6 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  5. Drizzle chicken with wine.
  6. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until an instant-read meat thermometer inserted in the thickest portion of the chicken registers 170 degrees F and the juices run clear, turning once halfway through baking.
  7. Remove from oven.
  8. Immediately drizzle vinegar onto chicken in the baking pan.
  9. Transfer chicken to serving plates. Stir the liquid in the baking pan and drizzle over chicken.
  10. If desired, garnish with fresh rosemary.
  11. Makes 4 chicken breast halves.