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Maple Barbecued Chicken Recipe
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Maple Barbecued Chicken Recipe

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"This tender glazed chicken is so delicious, it will disappear very quickly," writes Ruth Lowen from Hythe, Alberta. The sweet maple sauce is used to baste the chicken while grilling, with additional served alongside for dipping.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 3/4 cup maple pancake syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Analysis: One serving (one chicken breast with 1-1/2 tablespoons sauce) equals 228 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 436 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fruit


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients; reserving 3/4 cup.
  2. Grill chicken, uncovered, over medium heat for 3 minutes on each side. Grill 6-8 minutes longer or a meat thermometer reads 170°, turning occasionally and basting with sauce. Serve with reserved sauce. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Maple Barbecued Chicken in Quick Cooking March/April 2002, p8

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jul. 28, 2015

"We make this all the time. Great alternative to plain BBQ chicken, and quick since there is no marinating!"

Reviewed Sep. 2, 2011

"Great flavor, very simple and quick and I'm looking forward to trying the variations that the other reviewers mentioned."

Reviewed Jul. 1, 2011

"Make this often. Family loves it!"

Reviewed Apr. 13, 2008

"add some brown sugar to this recipe to make it sweet and sticky, great for ribs to. I used gool ole pancake syrup"

Reviewed Apr. 11, 2008

"ingredient of maple pancake syrup, is this real maple syrup or imitation variety.


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