I believe I first found a similar recipe for this chicken in a Cook’s Illustrated Magazine and started fiddling with it, but when I search for that, I can’t find it. All Rights Reserved. Hebrews 11:1  Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. Starting out,  I was really concerned about being able physically to make it to the top and also about my clumsiness. Those big thick ones are WAY too big for this recipe. YUCK! Sweet blueberry sauce, livened up with a dash of balsamic vinegar, is the key to this succulent blueberry chicken recipe. Be sure to try the blueberry balsamic chicken salad if you have any leftovers, it is a REAL treat! My Sandy was going around here with her shirt pulled up over her nose saying, “You know I can’t stand that smell”. The REAL thing is, THE LEFTOVERS. How did you MAKE this?" Add the blueberries and any blueberry juice, balsamic vinegar, honey, rosemary, and the remaining salt and pepper to the pan. But here is the thing. Then I start looking for layers of flavor. With that, I’ll just let a few pictures explain what I can’t even begin to. By this time, the mixture will have thickened slightly. boneless skinless chicken breasts - not more than ¾ inch thick at thickest part. It tastes delicious in the summer when the berries are fresh off the bush. Hi! Posted on April 24, 2020 Categories Christmas Favorites, Mother's Day Favorites, Recipes, Thanksgiving Favorites, Home » Christmas Favorites » Blueberry Balsamic Chicken. Mt Leconte base camp – our home away from home, Me, “we are almost there” (at least that is what I thought), Day Two – at the top getting ready to hike down – it rained like this all day, The hike back down – a wet path off into the woods. This is the ONE time where I will tell you that it is OK to cut into the chicken to check and see if it is done. I know because I said it myself, but I PROMISE you will be surprised at how simply DELICIOUS this dish actually is. Give the chicken a good sear to start and don’t really worry about how “uncooked” they are. Just table banging flavor. I really have no idea where I got this recipe from. What a fun trip you had! It isn’t the kind of food you carry or the SPF of your sunscreen. Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. Get our cookbook, free, when you sign up for our newsletter. It is VERY important. In a large stainless steel skillet over medium high heat, heat 1 Tbs Olive oil with 1 Tbs unsalted sweet cream butter until melted together and glistening. Reduce the heat and allow it to simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Something restaurant quality, tasty and beautiful? Add the balsamic vinegar all at once and deglaze the pan using a wooden spoon to scrape the bits from the bottom of the pan. A handmade, spicy dry rub is liberally applied to the trimmed bird legs & the chicken … In the winter, whipped, creamy mashed potatoes upgrade the dish from comfort food level to special-meal occasion. Blueberry Balsamic BBQ Chicken The ingredient list calls for 1 part chicken + 1 part blueberry + 1 part I think I just shed a small, emotional man-tear thinking about how much I love this recipe. Copyright © 2020 Loaves and Dishes | Trellis Framework by Mediavine. Scatter blueberries all over then drizzle with balsamic vinegar and maple syrup. Trust me when I say, the blueberries will wilt and collapse and you will see it and you will know. Thank you for this. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from Wendi Spraker, this blog’s author, is strictly prohibited. Chicken should no longer be pink in the middle and reach an internal temp of 165 degrees F I'm Wendi and I believe that food made with love and passion has power. Do not be put off by the color of the sauce on the chicken, it is the taste which is good. Bring the mixture to a rapid boil. I’m crazy for Blueberry Balsamic Chicken NOT because of the meal it produces. I’ve made this and waited to add salt and pepper till the end. How about if that dish was also EASY and even a little healthy? Yet, frozen blueberries can be used to create a super special year-round dish.​​. In fact, how do you evaluate a recipe anyway? Arrange chicken in a single layer in a large roasting pan and season generously with salt and pepper. It can bring people together AND carry them home. Season the chicken with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. If you are using frozen blueberries thaw them and reserve both the berries and the juice. This dish makes for a terrific date night or “make someone feel special” night or a birthday celebration – especially if you never tell how easy it is.