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This Maple Balsamic Glazed Chicken is a delicious one-pan, quick and easy chicken dinner recipe sure to please even picky eaters!  Boneless chicken breasts are seared to perfection and then coated with a tasty and sweet maple-balsamic glaze!
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Maple Balsamic Glazed Chicken

This Maple Balsamic Glazed Chicken is a delicious one-pan, quick and easy chicken dinner recipe sure to please even picky eaters!  Boneless chicken breasts are seared to perfection and then coated with a tasty and sweet maple-balsamic glaze!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword glazed chicken, maple glazed chicken, maple syrup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 205kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless and skinless chicken breasts halves
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup (I use Crown Maple syrup))
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (optional)
  • Chopped parsley for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • Pat the chicken dry and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard and cayenne pepper. Set aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken breast and cook for about 5-6 minutes per side or until cooked through. Remove from the skillet.
  • Lower the heat to medium-low and add the garlic. Cook for about a minute stirring constantly. Add the broth and bring to a boil. Scrape the bottom of the skillet with a wooden spoon to remove any brown bits. Keep boiling the broth for about 2 minutes or until the broth has reduced by half.
  • Add the maple syrup mixture and mix well. Return the chicken to the skillet and turn to coat. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until the chicken is well coated and the mixture looks syrupy. Remove from the heat and serve. Garnish with chopped parsley (optional).

Nutrition

Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 481mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 0.5mg