Blackberry-balsamic roasted chicken breasts

Based on 20 ratings

Hanna Reder

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
20
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
chicken breasts
400 g blackberries
100 ml balsamic vinegar
30 g brown sugar
lemon
50 ml barbecue sauce
2 sprigs rosemary
50 g unsalted butter
avocado
red onion
300 g mixed lettuce
40 g pecans (toasted)
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • liquid measuring cup
  • immersion blender
  • fine sieve
  • citrus press
  • saucepan
  • cooking spoon
  • oven
  • baking dish
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • bowl

Nutrition per serving

Cal
489
Protein
39 g
Fat
25 g
Carb
20 g
  • Step 1/3

    Purée most of the blackberries with an immersion blender and pass through a sieve. Zest and juice lemon. Mix blackberry purée with balsamic vinegar, sugar, lemon juice, barbecue sauce, and rosemary in a saucepan set over low heat. Let cook, stirring occasionally, for approx. 20 min. Season with salt and pepper. Reserve approx. 50 ml/¼ cup of the blackberry sauce for the salad dressing and mix the rest with butter.
    • 300 g blackberries
    • 100 ml balsamic vinegar
    • 30 g brown sugar
    • lemon
    • 50 ml barbecue sauce
    • 2 sprigs rosemary
    • 50 g unsalted butter
    • liquid measuring cup
    • immersion blender
    • fine sieve
    • citrus press
    • saucepan
    • cooking spoon

    Purée most of the blackberries with an immersion blender and pass through a sieve. Zest and juice lemon. Mix blackberry purée with balsamic vinegar, sugar, lemon juice, barbecue sauce, and rosemary in a saucepan set over low heat. Let cook, stirring occasionally, for approx. 20 min. Season with salt and pepper. Reserve approx. 50 ml/¼ cup of the blackberry sauce for the salad dressing and mix the rest with butter.

  • Step 2/3

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Salt the chicken breasts and place them in a baking dish. Spread the blackberry sauce over and bake for approx. 20 min., or until chicken is cooked through.
    • chicken breasts
    • oven
    • baking dish

    Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Salt the chicken breasts and place them in a baking dish. Spread the blackberry sauce over and bake for approx. 20 min., or until chicken is cooked through.

  • Step 3/3

    Remove the chicken breasts from the oven and cut them into strips. Slice avocado and slice onion into thin rings. Toss the salad in a bowl with avocado, red onion rings, remaining blackberries, and pecans. Drizzle with reserved blackberry sauce and serve. Enjoy!
    • avocado
    • red onion
    • 300 g mixed lettuce
    • 40 g pecans (toasted)
    • 100 g blackberries
    • cutting board
    • knife
    • bowl

    Remove the chicken breasts from the oven and cut them into strips. Slice avocado and slice onion into thin rings. Toss the salad in a bowl with avocado, red onion rings, remaining blackberries, and pecans. Drizzle with reserved blackberry sauce and serve. Enjoy!