Balsamic Honey Skillet Chicken Legs

balsamic honey skillet chicken

From EatWell101; adjustments made for Intervale Food Hub members

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) fresh rosemary leaves
  • 2 or 3 chicken legs (depends on your skillet size)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt & whole peppercorns, to taste
  • 8 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions

1. In a small bowl combine balsamic vinegar, honey, soy sauce, peppercorns (or fresh cracked pepper), garlic cloves, and rosemary. Puree with a blender until smooth and set aside.

2. Cut chicken legs into thighs and drumsticks. Season with salt and fresh cracked pepper, all over and under the skin.

3. In a 12-inch skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken pieces, skin side down, and cook for about 5 minutes until the chicken skin side gets nicely browned. Turn chicken, so that skins sides are up and add the balsamic/honey mixture to the skillet. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, or until done.

4. Transfer chicken to plate sand drizzle with pan juices. Enjoy!