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Root Beer Glazed Chicken

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

My husband made some tweaks from the original recipe to suit our tastes and it was fabulous. Our 18 month-old son even loves this chicken recipe! It's the perfect way for me to get out of cooking for a night. —Stacy Kolojay, Streator, Illinois
Root Beer Glazed Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup root beer
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest

Directions

  1. Flatten chicken breasts slightly. In a large skillet, cook chicken in oil for 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 170°. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Stir the root beer, brown sugar, ketchup, mustard and lemon zest into the skillet. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 6-8 minutes or until thickened. Return chicken to skillet; heat through.

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