Strawberry Balsamic Chicken

Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 15 Min
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy


  • 4 tablespoons Light Tasting Olive Oil divided
  • OR 4 tablespoons Canola Oil
  • 1 (9 oz.) bag fresh spinach stems removed
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1/3 cup very finely chopped unblanched almonds
  • 1/4 cup minced shallots or green onions
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup Smucker's® Strawberry Preserves
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 tsp. dried rosemary, crumbled


  • Step 1

    HEAT 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium heat. Saute spinach 2 to 3 minutes or until limp. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Remove from skillet and keep warm.

  • Step 2

    HEAT 3 tablespoons oil in skillet. Season chicken generously with salt and pepper; coat with almonds. Cook chicken in skillet, covered, turning once, about 4 minutes on each side or until internal temperature reaches 165ºF. Remove from skillet and keep warm.

  • Step 3

    REDUCE heat to low. Add shallots to skillet; cook 1 minute. Add chicken broth, preserves, vinegar and rosemary. Simmer 2 to 3 minutes or until slightly thickened. Arrange spinach and chicken on serving plate, top with strawberry sauce.