Hi friends! I have stumbled upon something so delicious that it makes your mouth water and takes ordinary to extraordinary! Plus it is so simple even my kids could make it.
It’s a simple balsamic glaze, why have I never made this before! I absolutely love balsamic vinegar as a salad dressing and into marinades but I wanted something that would be a drizzle on some grilled or baked chicken. I have seen chefs make a balsamic reduction on food shows and thought I can do that but add my little twist on it. I did this the other night and drizzled it on roasted chicken breasts and veggies, words cannot describe the deliciousness!
My veggies I used were carrots, parsnips, onions and sweet potatoes. I tossed them with a little bit of avocado oil, sprinkled with salt and pepper then baked for about 45 minutes at 375*F. The chicken roasted for about 20 min at 375*F with salt and pepper. Here is the easy recipe for the glaze…
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1 tsp blackstrap, unsulphured molasses
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp garlic powder
Pour all ingredients into a small saucepan and bring to a boil on medium heat, lower heat and let simmer until sauce has reduced and slightly thick, takes about 15ish minutes. Drizzle on chicken and/veggies. Enjoy!
You want the sauce reduced enough that it is thick so that it just drizzles off the spoon, like a syrup, and when you scrap your spoon across the bottom of the pan it leaves a line like the picture below.
Your kitchen will smell a little vinegary but it is totally worth it! The slight tangy yet sweet taste this adds to your meal is SO good and take plain chicken or vegetables to a whole new level!
Let me know what you think…