Maple-Glazed Chicken and Vegetables

Total Time
1hr
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

Add a little butter to maple syrup and presto-you've created a terrific glaze for your oven dinner. My family loves this! Very easy, tasty and not too sweet.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 12 lbs meaty chicken pieces (breasts thighs and drumsticks 2 1/2-3 lbs.)
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 3 cups vegetables (sliced or cut 1/2 inch thick, such as carrots potatoes sweet potatoes, rutabaga, turnips and or or p)
  • 1 large onion, cut into wedges
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon margarine or 1 tablespoon butter
  • 13 cup maple syrup (or maple-flavored syrup)

Directions

  1. Skin chicken. Place chicken in a lightly greased shallow baking pan; brush with oil. Arrange sliced vegetables and onion around chicken.
  2. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Pour broth over vegetables. Bake in a 425°F oven 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt margarine or butter. Stir in maple syrup; heat through. Brush mixture over chicken and vegetables.
  4. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes more or until chicken is tender and no longer pink and vegetables are tender, brushing frequently with maple syrup mixture.
  5. Transfer chicken and vegetables to a serving platter; keep warm.
  6. Skim fat from pan drippings; pass pan drippings with chicken.

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