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Balsamic Baked Chicken

balsamic chicken

Honey Balsamic Baked Chicken

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 32 mins
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4


  • mixing bowl
  • sheet pan
  • oven


  • 4 each bone in chicken thighs
  • 1/2 cup balsamic dressing
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp rosemary (fresh, finley chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 425F degrees
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the balsamic dressing, honey, garlic, salt, pepper, and rosemary
  • Place the chicken thighs in a baking dish and pour half of the balsamic marinade over the chicken and make sure it is fully coated
  • Cook the chicken for 20 minutes
  • After 20 minutes, pour the rest of the balsamic marinade on top and cook for another 10-15 minutes until the chicken is golden brown and fully cooked to an internal temperature of 165
  • Remove from the oven and place it on a serving dish and enjoy! Serve with a side salad or roasted veggies


Note: After the chicken cooks, you can split the recipe in half and shred half of the chicken meat, and use it as your protein for a lunch salad or in a sandwich.

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