4 Points Balsamic Chicken Recipe

Part of our success is cooking healthy meals. I really enjoy browsing through the Weight W site for recipes. The recipes need to be  easy and quick and packed with flavor.

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when I saw this Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms recipe, I knew it would be perfect for dinner. We have had success with the W-W program and are very proud of our accomplishments so far.  We will share more about our weight loss journey in a later post…stay tuned 🙂


  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 3 Tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove(s) garlic, crushed
  • 1 pound uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Approximately four 4 oz. pieces
  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms, halved
  • 1/3 cup canned chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme, crumbled
  • **5 basil leaves – optional


In a nonstick skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of oil.

In a medium bowl, mix 2 tablespoons of vinegar, the mustard and garlic. Add chicken and turn to coat.

Transfer chicken and marinade to skillet. Sauté chicken until cooked through, about 3 minutes on each side. Add 4 basil leaves and cook for 1 minute. Transfer chicken to a platter and keep warm.

Heat remaining teaspoon of oil in skillet. Sauté mushrooms for 1 minute. Add broth, thyme and remaining tablespoon of vinegar. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are a deep brown color, about 2 minutes

Serve chicken topped with mushrooms and chopped basil leaf

Weight W Points Plus Value – 4 points per serving

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