Sweet and Spicy Roast Chicken Breast

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 15 minutes
  • 3 servings

Are you saying something about bland chicken meat? Well, rest assured this chicken breast is anything but bland. And the secret to that is the spicy marinade. Make it sweet with brown sugar and sour with soy sauce and balsamic vinegar. Serve this flavored meat with baked potatoes or with salad.

Ingredients Needed for Sweet and Spicy Roast Chicken Breast

12 ounces of chicken breast

For the marinade:

⅓ cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons of soy sauce
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon paprika powder
1 teaspoon seven spice
1 teaspoon basil powder
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons of water

For the cooked meat:

2 teaspoons of vegetable oil
fresh parsley for garnishing

How to Cook Sweet and Spicy Roast Chicken Breast

  1. Add the chicken breast into a resealable plastic bag.
  2. Add all the ingredients for the marinade into the bag, too.
  3. Coat the chicken breast with the mixture, squeeze out the air, seal the bag, and marinate for 30 minutes. Don’t discard the marinade after that, but transfer it to a small bowl.
  4. Cooking the meat:

    Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat and add the chicken meat.

  5. Cook the pieces of meat on each side for 5 minutes.
  6. Transfer the cooked meat to a baking dish. Coat the meat with the marinade using a brush.
  7. Bake for 30 minutes at 380⁰F/190⁰C.
  8. Serve the meat sliced and garnished with chopped parsley.

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