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Entrees,  Recipes

Strawberry Chicken

We picked fresh strawberries this week and to celebrate Summer we are dedicating our next few days of posts with our favorite recipes with strawberries! They had so much fun and even got to ride on a strawberry tractor.

you pick strawberry fields
I brought my niece and nephew to pick strawberries!
strawberry plant

Strawberry Chicken

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Strawberry Chicken! This chicken is marinated in a strawberry balsamic marinade, grilled on a grill! and finished with balsamic syrup and fresh strawberries with basil.

  • Author: contessa
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: grill
  • Cuisine: American


Balsamic marinade

1 cup fresh strawberry

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

1 Tablespoon brown sugar

1/2 cup olive oil

1 tsp sea salt

1 tsp pepper

1 tsp garlic

4 peices of chicken you can use any kind of chicken it doesn’t have to be chicken breast

1 bunch basil

1 cup fresh strawberries

Balsamic Glaze (for drizziling you can buy balsamic syrup at most grocery stores)

if you want to make it  It only takes 15 minutes and it’s much healthier than buying it from the store (which usually has unnecessary stabilizers, emulsifiers and chemical colorings).

1 cup balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon honey


Blend all of marinade in blender place chicken in a zip lock marinade at least 4 hours or overnight.

Heat grill, cook 25 minutes depending on what kind of chicken you have.

Balsamic glaze

Add the balsamic vinegar and honey to a small pot. Bring it to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the sauce coats the back of a spoon.

refrigerate after use sauce will thicken as it cools.

A little bit goes a long ways drizzle over cooked chicken

dice strawberries and basil fold together and put on top of the chicken!

Yum so good!


You can also use your favorite balsamic vinaigrette and just add strawberries for the marinade. This can also be baked 400 25 minutes. But I enjoy the smokey flavor from the grill.

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