(Serves about 8)
½ cup balsamic vinegar
½ cup soy sauce (preferably low sodium)
2 tbsp honey
¼ cup sugar
¼ cup brown sugar
1 tbsp grated fresh ginger root
1/8 tsp pepper
3-4 lbs boneless and skinless chicken breast
Add all ingredients, except the chicken breast, in a large shallow baking dish and stir until all the sugar has dissolved. Then add the chicken breasts and coat well. Cover and keep in refrigerator for about 24 hours.
Once chilled, place the chicken and the marinade into a large heavy non-stick saucepan. Bring everything to a boil over medium heat. Once it boils, reduce heat to lower, cover and simmer for about 15 minutes, occasionally stirring. Once the chicken breasts are done (they are no longer pink in the center), remove the chicken to a shallow pan. Cover and keep warm in the warm oven.
Cook the marinade remaining in the saucepan on medium heat until it starts to turn syrupy. Stir constantly for about 8 – 10 minutes. Place the chicken breasts back into the saucepan, coat thoroughly with the syrupy sauce and serve immediately with rice and vegetables.