Delicious food pairing ideas for your Scorpio Pinot Noir

 

For a sign as sexy as Scorpio, only a wine of love will do. Lucky for them, our Pinot Noir is an aphrodisiac.  Start stirring some feelings with this Santa Maria Pinot Noir paired with a scrumptious raspberry balsamic chicken breast. 

 

Raspberry Balsamic Chicken

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon vegetable oil

1/2 cup red onion, chopped

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme or 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh thyme

1/2 teaspoon salt

divided 4 (4 -6 ounce) boneless skinless chicken breasts

1/3 cup seedless raspberry preserves

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

 

Directions:

1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over med-high heat, add onion and saute 5 minutes.

2. Sprinkle thyme and 1/4 tsp salt over chicken.

3. Add chicken to pan; saute 6 minutes on each side.

4. Remove chicken from pan and keep warm.

5. Reduce heat to medium, add 1/4 tsp salt, preserves, vinegar, and pepper to pan, stirring until preserves melt.

6. To Serve: Spoon sauce over chicken and serve immediately. OR Return chicken to pan and coat chicken evenly, serve immediately.

Photo by Natalia Robert. Food Styling by Betsy Haley.