Chicken Saute with Balsamic-Dried Plum Sauce

This is a quick one skillet gourmet meal

Authored by: California Dried Plum Board

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  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes one hour
  • Serves: 4
  • Suitable Diets: Dairy Free, Wheat Free


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped dried plums
  • 1/3 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Thyme leaves, crushed


In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Season chicken with salt and pepper, as desired. Place chicken in skillet cook 10 minutes or until browned and centers are no longer pink, turning once. Transfer to serving platter keep warm. Add shallots and garlic to same skillet cook and stir 35 minutes or until softened. Stir in broth, dried plums, vinegar, Thyme, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat slightly cook until sauce is reduced by half, about 1 cup. Spoon over chicken.