Grilled Chicken with Jalapeno Caramelized Onions

Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • Cooking spray
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, about 5 ounces each
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Salt-free roasted garlic seasoning (recommended: McCormick)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 2 jalapeno or serrano peppers, seeded and minced
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
Directions

Heat a stove-top grill pan or griddle to medium high heat and coat with cooking spray. Remove chicken from package and place on a plastic cutting board. Season both sides of chicken with salt, black pepper and garlic seasoning. Using tongs add chicken to hot pan and cook 3 to 5 minutes per side, or until cooked through.

Heat large skillet over medium-high heat with oil. Add onion, jalapeno and sugar and cook 5 to 7 minutes stirring occasionally with a spoon, until golden brown. Add 3/4 cup of the chicken broth and bay leaves and bring to a simmer for 5 minutes. Pour remaining 1/4 cup chicken broth into a bowl. Whisk in cornstarch until it is completely dissolved and add to the pan. Bring onion mixture to a full boil, reduce heat and simmer until the sauce thickens. Using tongs, discard the bay leaves and remove the pan from heat.

Serve 4 of the chicken breast halves with all of the onion sauce spooned over top and all of the rice on the side. Reserve remaining 4 chicken breast halves for sandwiches.


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