Honey Balsamic Glazed Chicken is a tasty, easy, and simple sheet pan chicken recipe sure to please the entire family. This Balsamic Chicken Recipe is so juicy, tender, and unique. Love!
Balsamic Glazed Chicken Thighs Recipe
Is there anything better than juicy Balsamic Chicken?? Now that spring is officially here, what better way to welcome it, than a refreshing dish of balsamic glazed chicken thighs. This recipe is SO easy to make and can be paired with your favorite spring salad or better yet some sweet potatoes and carrots!
These heavenly balsamic glazed chicken thighs will definitely become one of your favorite go-to quick chicken recipes. Thirty-five minutes are literally all that are keeping you right now from enjoying this delicious dish.
Honey Balsamic Roasted Chicken sure to please
If there is one recipe which has to be recurring in a household, it’s that of a good roasted chicken. This recipe is exactly that. It’s easy and super quick to make, delicious and it will be loved by all. Especially, by those who appreciate balsamic just like I do. If that’s you, then you will love love LOVE this balsamic infused chicken recipe.
This Balsamic Glazed Chicken Recipe’s sweetness makes it an amazing comfort food, and it’s tanginess gives it that instant twist of freshness. It’s the perfect dinner, healthy and nutritious for any day of the week! Especially those nights when you just need a quick hassle-free, yet still delicious dinner.
How to make Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Oranges
The recipe for this balsamic glazed chicken is so easy. All you have to do is coat the chicken really well with all the ingredients in a bowl. You then toss them in a baking tray or pan. You pop them in the oven, turn them once. And that’s it! It’s literally SO easy!
The secret ingredient: Honey!
The secret to this dish is adding in the molasses and honey to caramelize the balsamic. This combo makes the chicken super tender and sweet. By adding the blood oranges, you get that extra kick of freshness that balances the sweetness of this dish. They are just the best way to turn your chicken into a juicy, colorful and fragrant delight. Exactly what you would expect from the type of food that welcomes springtime.
Honey Balsamic Glazed Chicken is just bursting with flavor!
How to make Roasted Chicken Crispy
Another great addition to this Honey Balsamic Glazed Chicken Recipe is the coconut oil. As the chicken is roasting in the coconut oil all the glaze is infused in the chicken, making it extra tender and the right amount of crispy!
If you want dinner time to get even easier, and avoid the hassle of prepping something extra as a side dish, a great idea can be to pop in some chopped sweet potatoes or carrots. They roast really well with the balsamic glaze when mixed with all the herbs and delicious veggies.
If you are craving a lighter dinner, simply toss up a bowl of greens, and add the chicken on top. Then drizzle a generous amount of the balsamic glaze on top. This delicious balsamic glaze with the extra hint of freshness from the blood oranges becomes the perfect salad dressing.
Side Dishes to dress up Balsamic Chicken
Although this Roasted Honey Balsamic Chicken Thighs recipe comes with its own sides of onions, oranges, and more, we still love to pair it with some flavorful side dishes. Here are some pairings we just love!
- “Cheesy” Vegan Mashed Potatoes
- Tuscan Oven Roasted Asparagus
- Firecracker Broccoli
- Honey Glazed Carrots
- Smashed Potatoes
And like all good chicken meals, feel free to pair it with a glass of red wine. (CHEERS!)
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Balsamic Glazed Chicken Recipe - Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken Thighs
- 1.5 lbs chicken thighs
- ½ cup balsamic vinegar
- 3 tbsp soy sauce
- ¼ cup molasses
- ¼ cup honey
- 3 garlic cloves
- 2 small onions chopped in half
- 1 tsp ginger
- ½ tsp sweet paprika
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 tbsp coconut oil melted
- 6 radish
- 4 thyme stems
- 2 blood oranges (or regular oranges)
- Pepper to taste
- Preheat oven at 180C/350F
- In a large bowl squeeze in juice of one blood orange
- Add the balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, molasses, honey, garlic cloves, onions, ginger, sweet paprika, salt and coconut oil. Mix well.
- Add in the chicken thighs and rub the mixture on every part
- Line an oven tray or baking dish with baking paper
- Add the chicken and pour the mixture over it
- Slice the other blood orange and add it in tray or dish
- Add the radish and thyme stems
- Bake for 30 minutes. Halfway through turn the chicken over.
- Remove from oven. Season with pepper and enjoy!
This recipe was contributed by Michaella at Well + Yum.