Beautiful Balsamic Chicken looks almost as good as it tastes.
Balsamic Chicken is always a big hit at dinner parties and especially successful for a romantic dinner for two. The neon green parsley olive oil looks so impressive on a white plate. And the balsamic reduction adds an extra dimension. Try the reduction on vanilla ice cream and strawberries for extra bonus points with your date.
|1 c||balsamic vinegar|
|8 T||olive oil|
|1 T||parsley, chopped|
|1 lb||chicken beast, 1-inch pieces|
|3||garlic cloves, crusted|
|8 oz||mixed mushrooms|
Simmer balsamic vinegar for 20 minutes or until reduced by half. Cool. Blend 6 tablespoons of olive oil and parsley in a food processor. Dust chicken with flour. Sauté chicken in 2 tablespoons of olive oil for 3 minutes per side. Remove. Sauté garlic for 2 minutes. Add mushrooms and sauté for an additional 5 minutes. Spoon parsley oil onto white plate. Drip balsamic reduction onto plate. Add mushrooms and chicken to plate. Serve with lemon.