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Maple glazed chicken breasts in a cast iron skillet.

Maple Glazed Chicken


  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x

Description

Maple glazed chicken is sweet, tangy and full of flavor. With a robust glaze to start your meal and ready in 30 minutes.


Ingredients

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  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with two teaspoons cold water (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine the sauce ingredients and stir to mix.
  2. Pat the chicken dry and season with salt and pepper.
  3. In an oven-proof skillet over medium-high heat, pan-fry the chicken on both sides until browned, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  4. Remove chicken and drain any excess oil.
  5. Add sauce to the pan and bring to a gentle boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  6. Return chicken to pan and spoon the sauce over it.
  7. Bake at 400°F for 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked or until a meat thermometer reads 165 ºF.
  8. Dish the chicken and start reducing your glaze or use cornstarch slurry to thicken it. Simmer until sauce has thickened.
  9. Drizzle the sauce over the chicken and serve hot.
  10. Enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
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