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Basil Balsamic Chicken

A simple marinade for the chicken and serve it with 2 Paleo-approved sides and you’re good to go!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: basil balsamic chicken, cheap paleo dinners
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tsp dried basil
  • 1 1/2 cups brown rice
  • 3 cups frozen broccoli

Instructions

  • Place the chicken into a bowl or dish and add the balsamic vinegar and oil. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Let marinate for at least 30 minutes...ideally overnight!
  • Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease a baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place the marinated chicken in the baking dish and generously sprinkle the basil on top. Bake for an hour, or until the chicken has cooked through. Cooking time may vary depending on thickness of the chicken. Slice the chicken and divide into 4 portions.
  • Bake the brown rice, or cook it as directed.
  • Prepare the broccoli as directed.
  • Serve Basil Balsamic Chicken with rice and broccoli.