Balsamic Glazed Grilled Chicken Breasts

The secret to this shiny and golden-brown barbecued chicken? A simple, tangy glaze made with brown sugar.


4 servings

Glaze Ingredients

1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary leaves
1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic

Chicken Ingredients

4 bone-in skin-on chicken breasts (8 ounces each)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper


Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix glaze ingredients; set aside.

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Place chicken on grill, skin side down, over medium heat. Cook 10 minutes. Turn chicken; brush half the glaze evenly over chicken. Continue cooking and brushing with remaining glaze 10 to 12 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone 170°F (77°C).

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 35 minutes

Additional Information

Substitute any fresh herb such as thyme, oregano, tarragon or Italian parsley for the rosemary in this recipe.

This all-purpose glaze tastes fantastic on any cut of meat. Try it on pork chops or steaks.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 310 (Calories from Fat 80), Total Fat 9 g (Saturated Fat 2 1/2 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 95 mg; Sodium 380 mg; Total Carbohydrate 22 g (Dietary Fiber 0 g, Sugars 21 g), Protein 34 g; Exchanges: 1 Other Carbohydrate; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1 1/2

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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