Macro Monday - Honey Balsamic Autumn Chicken - IIFYM

January 13, 2021

Perfect for Fall, this Honey Balsamic Autumn Chicken is a Macro Monday flavor explosion!

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This Honey Balsamic Autumn Chicken is a perfect Fall Macro Monday and IIFYM

IFYM, Macro Monday, 10/16/17, Honey Balsamic Autumn Chicken

Nutritional Facts:

Yields: 4 servings

Calories: 400

Carbohydrates: 43g

Protein: 27g

Fat:14g

Ingredients:

• 3 tablespoons coconut oil, divided

• 2 chicken fillets (about 1 lb)

• 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided

• 1/2 teaspoon pepper

• 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

• 3 tablespoons honey

• 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

• 1 lb fresh Brussels sprouts

• 1 large fresh red pear

• 1 container fresh pre-diced butternut squash (12–16 oz)

Instructions:

1. Preheat large, nonstick sauté pan on medium 2–3 minutes. Place 2 tablespoons oil in pan; season chicken with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. Add chicken to pan; cook 12–14 minutes, turning often, or until well-browned and 165°F.

2. Combine vinegar, honey, and Italian seasoning in a small saucepan on medium-low. Simmer 5–6 minutes or until mixture reduces by two-thirds and thickens.

3. Remove tough root end from sprouts and cut in half; place in microwave-safe bowl. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 minutes. Cut pear in half and remove core, then cut into bite-size pieces.

4. Add butternut squash and pears to sprouts; cover and microwave on HIGH for 4 more minutes or until sprouts are tender. Drain well. Return chicken to pan on medium-high; add remaining 1 tablespoon oil, sprouts mixture, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook 3–4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until lightly browned. Slice chicken; serve over vegetable mixture and drizzle with balsamic sauce.

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