Chicken with redcurrant gravy, beans and arugula on top of white plate with fork, and gravy in white dish with spoon in background.

Grilled Chicken with Redcurrant Gravy

This Grilled Chicken with Redcurrant Gravy is a super speedy (ready in about 20 minutes!), healthy recipe, zesty, fruity, delicious and filled with summer sun!
Course Dinner, Easy Meal
Cuisine International
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 428kcal
Author Monika Dabrowski


  • 3 medium chicken breasts sliced into 3 strips each
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

For the Redcurrant Gravy

  • 120 g redcurrants
  • 1 and 1/3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1.5 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons butter

The extras

  • 1 cup flageolet beans presoaked and cooked or from a can
  • 2 handfuls arugula about 60 g, roughly chopped
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • lemon juice for drizzling


  • Coat the chicken pieces with 2 tablespoons of oil, season and set aside.
  • To make the gravy place the redcurrants, honey, butter and balsamic vinegar in a saucepan, bring to boil and simmer for 4-5 minutes stirring often.  Set aside.
  • Combine the beans, arugula and remaining oil, season, drizzle with a little lemon juice and stir well.
  • Cook the chicken in a griddle pan (medium heat) for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • To serve place the chicken on a bed of arugula and beans, drizzle with the gravy (and a bit more olive oil if you like) and enjoy!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 250mg | Potassium: 913mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 262IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 2mg