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Maple Mustard Chicken Recipe

Maple Mustard Chicken Recipe

This chicken recipe is one of my husband's favorites. It only calls for four ingredients, and we try to have them on hand all the time for a delicious and cozy dinner. —Jennifer Seidel, Midland, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 3 hours YIELD:6 servings


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup stone-ground mustard
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca
  • Hot cooked brown rice


  • 1. Place chicken in a 3-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the syrup, mustard and tapioca; pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until tender. Serve with rice.
    Freeze option: Cool chicken in sauce. Freeze in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through slowly in a covered skillet until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°, stirring occasionally and adding a little broth or water if necessary. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 chicken breast half with 3 tablespoons sauce (calculated without rice) equals 289 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 296 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch.