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One-Pan Cranberry Balsamic Chicken

Baked with rosemary and tart cranberries, this marinated chicken dish is simple and tasty.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 4 chicken thighs, bone-in and skin-on
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • 4 sprigs fresh rosemary

Marinade

  • 2/3 cup fresh cranberries
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Steps

Chicken

  1. Pour the blended cranberry marinade over the chicken, coating evenly.
  2. Cover the chicken with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, up 24 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F when ready to cook.
  4. In an oven-safe pan, add the marinated chicken, along with the additional cranberries, fresh rosemary, and remaining marinade and spread evenly on and around the chicken.
  5. Bake skin-side down for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Carefully flip the chicken skin-side up, and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and skin is crispy.

Marinade

  1. Combine 2/3 cup cranberries, 2 tablespoon. olive oil, soy sauce, pure maple syrup, balsamic vinegar and sea salt in a blender and blend until smooth.