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Brown Sugar Balsamic Chicken diabetes friendly recipe

Brown Sugar Balsamic Chicken

Meets nutrition guidance set by the American Diabetes Association®

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Makes 8 servings Calories 210 Prep Time 4 hours Total Time 4 hours, 30 minutes Made with Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend


  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, garlic, balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, Splenda Brown Sugar Blend, avocado oil, salt, pepper, and red chili flakes.
  3. Place the chicken breasts in the bowl and cover with the marinade.
  4. Pierce the chicken with a fork multiple times to allow the marinade to soak in.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 1-4 hours.
  6. Place marinated chicken on an oiled baking sheet and bake for 22-24 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches at least 165ºF.
  7. Place the remaining marinade in a sauté pan and bring to a boil over medium heat. In a separate bowl, whisk together cornstarch and water. Slowly add mixture into boiling marinade, stirring constantly until it reaches your desired thickness. Drizzle sauce on top of chicken and enjoy!


This recipe was courtesy of Joseph Abell. Follow him on Instagram @thejosephabell and on TikTok @thejosephabell.

Nutrition Info Per Serving

Serving Size: 1 (4-ounce) chicken breast

Calories 210
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 110mg
Total Carbs 7g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 6g
Added Sugars 4g
Protein 26g