Balsamic Chicken


  • 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs - clean and pat dry
  • 3/4 cup sweet onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar (best with good quality balsamic) 
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


In a measuring cup or small bowl, mix balsamic vinegar and sugar and set aside.  

In a large skillet, melt butter on medium heat.  Lightly salt and pepper chicken and add to hot skillet, browning chicken on all sides. Once chicken is browned, add onions, reduce heat, cover and continue cooking chicken for approximately 25 minutes, turning chicken a few times.  

When the chicken is fully cooked, pour the balsamic sugar mixture cover chicken, making sure to coat chicken all sides and cook for an additional minute or two.  Serve with rice, potatoes, veggies, salad.  Be sure to spoon the sauce over the chicken. Enjoy!