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Balsamic Orange Maple Glazed Chicken
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Balsamic Orange Maple Glazed Chicken

This recipe for Balsamic Orange Maple Glazed Chicken is a definite keeper!  It is very easy to make and is jam packed with flavor!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked chicken, balsamic, chicken breast, glazed, orange, oven baked

Equipment

  • rimmed baking sheet
  • saucepan

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon mustard, dijon or yellow
  • 1 teaspoon salt divided
  • 1 teaspoon pepper divided
  • 1 teaspoon basil, dried
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. 
  • Prepare a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
  • Place chicken breasts on your prepared pan.
  • In a small saucepan, over medium to medium high heat, combine orange juice, maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, Dijon or yellow mustard, ½ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper. 
  • Bring mixture to a boil and simmer until liquid is reduced to 1 cup, about 7 minutes. 
  • Add basil and orange peel. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  • Coat chicken with remaining salt and pepper.
  • Bake in oven for 45 minutes, basting as frequently as possible. We try and baste about every 10 minutes. Totally worth it! Serve and enjoy!