Maple-Dijon Baked Chicken

Maple-Dijon Baked Chicken

15 reviews, 4.7 star(s). 86% would make again

Ready in 55 minutes

A healthy and delicious recipe! This is one of my dad's favorites.

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3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil; or 1 teaspoon dried
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 1.5-lbs chicken breast; (up to 2)

Original recipe makes 8



Whisk mustard, maple syrup, 1 tablespoon oil, thyme, pepper and salt in a large bowl.

Pour into a large plastic bag, add chicken, and move them around to coat evenly. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes and up to 6 hours.

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Put the chicken on a sprayed cookie sheet or in a glass dish.

Cook the chicken breasts, covered with aluminum foil, for 10 minutes. Then cook another 10 minutes uncovered.

Serve and enjoy : )

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With mozzarella cheese on top...

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Very moist and flavorful
Bszabo44 2y ago

Recipe turned out delicious! The chicken was nice and moist, which is always a pleasant surprise when cooking at 8500 ft above sea level. Definitely will make this again
LaraRose 2y ago

Very delicious dish. My husband loved it and had Thirds!!
Cahenry7 3y ago

Delicious and fast...will definitely make again!
Kem535s 3y ago

I made this recipe last night. It was easy to make. I had to cook it about 15 min. longer than suggested, but it was done and it was very moist. There wasn't much flavor to it though. As far as making it again - no I wouldn't. I'm not saying it was a bad recipe, but it was not one that I would recommend to anyone. Sorry.
bobalong725 3y ago

This tasted bland and boring. Also, please cook the chicken for 30-40 min. instead of the 20 it recommends, unless you want to eat raw chicken.
littlemissriya 3y ago

Just made this tonight and my family loved it!!
MillsVball20 3y ago

Sorry. That review I just did was for a different recipe. But don't know how to delete.
AztecFan 4y ago

I want to make this recipe but I have 1 enquiry. Is the mustard powder or creamy? Thank you in advance.
Nyhadi91 4y ago

I LOVED this recipe! I had to cook it awhile longer because my chicken breasts were bigger but they were still tender regardless and had alot of flavor
C.Hubb 4y ago

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