Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms

Diabetes Recipe: Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms

Try this low-cost dish that is both healthy and packed with flavor.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

This Recipe Serves 4


1 pound boneless, skinless, chicken breasts 
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup flour
1 tablespoon trans-fat free margarine
10 ounces sliced mushrooms
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper.
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup fat-free, less sodium chicken broth


  1. Place the chicken breast in a plastic bag and pound thin with a mallet.
  2. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a skillet.
  3. Dredge the chicken in flour and coat it on both sides. Add the chicken to the pan and sauté 5 minutes per side. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.
  4. Melt the margarine in the pan. Add the mushrooms and pepper and cook for 5 minutes. Add the balsamic vinegar to the pan and bring it to a boil to reduce the liquid.
  5. Add the chicken broth to the pan and simmer 2 more minutes. Add the chicken breast back to the pan and simmer for 5 minutes.

Recipe Cost: $8.25

Side Suggestion: Serve this over brown rice, quinoa, or another whole grain. Add a nonstarchy vegetable like steamed broccoli or green beans to complete your meal.

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