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Sheet pan chicken mushroom bake with sticky balsamic sauce

Balsamic Chicken & Mushrooms Sheet Pan Bake

  • Author: Irena Macri
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Healthy
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Learn how to make Balsamic Chicken & Mushrooms Sheet Pan Bake –  a delicious and easy-to-make one-pan meal that is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner. The tender chicken thighs, savoury mushrooms and onions are baked and coated in a flavourful balsamic glaze. This meal is gluten-free, Paleo, Whole30 and low-carb friendly.


  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil or olive oil
  • 4 chicken thighs (skin off, no bone), diced
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 large onion, halved and sliced
  • 150170 g / 6 oz button mushrooms, halved and smaller ones left whole
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

For the Balsamic glaze sauce

  • 1 clove of garlic, grated or finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons Balsamic vinegar (aged, ideally, or add 1 teaspoon of honey)
  • 1 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (or Tamari or coconut aminos)
  • A handful of chopped spring onion, to garnish (optional, other herbs can also be used)


  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / 400 F. Grease a flat sheet pan/oven tray with coconut oil or olive oil.
  2. Scatter the chicken evenly on the tray. Season with half a teaspoon of sea salt.
  3. Top the chicken with onions and mushrooms (see image) and sprinkle with another half teaspoon of sea salt. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and place the tray in the oven, middle shelf.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes, then remove from the oven and stir the mushrooms and chicken through. Place back in the oven for 5 more minutes.
  5. In the meantime, whisk together the sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Finally, remove the chicken again and drizzle evenly with the sauce. Stir through and bake for 5 more minutes, until the sauce is lightly caramelised and sticky.
  6. Prepare any side vegetables or a salad while the chicken is baking. Serve while hot.


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 408
  • Sugar: 7.5 g
  • Sodium: 1261.8 mg
  • Fat: 20.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.5 g
  • Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 42.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 186.7 mg

Keywords: Chicken mushroom bake, chicken mushroom recipes, Balsamic chicken, sheet pan dinner, sheep pan meals, low-carb, Whole30, gluten-free, Paleo, healthy dinner,

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