Root Beer Glazed Chicken Breast Recipe

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What Started it all:
chicken breast, root beer

This root beer glazed chicken breast recipe is a unique twist on traditional chicken breast. It offers a sweet and savory flavor with a bit of a kick that is sure to leave your taste buds wanting more. Serves 4 people.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup root beer
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together root beer, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, black pepper, and cayenne.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken breasts and sear for about 3 minutes on each side.
  4. Pour in the root beer mixture and bring it to a simmer. Continue cooking the chicken, spooning the sauce over the chicken every few minutes.
  5. Transfer the skillet to the oven and continue cooking the chicken for 15-20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  6. Serve the chicken breast with your favorite side dishes, such as roasted vegetables or rice.

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