Chicken Breasts In Maple Glaze is a light, easy and tasty recipe! Juicy chicken is ready in less than 20 min.! Delicious and flavorful maple-garlic sauce covers tender meat and give you both tasty and healthy outcome.
To cook four servings of Chicken Breasts In Maple Glaze you need about 15 minutes.
- boneless, skinless chicken breasts – 16 ounces (it is about two large chicken breasts)
- salt – 1/2 teaspoon
- pepper – 1/4 teaspoon
- olive oil – 2 tablespoons (divided)
- cornstarch – 1 teaspoon
- maple syrup – 3 tablespoons
- fresh lemon juice (or apple cider vinegar) – 2 tablespoons
- garlic – 2 cloves (minced)
- ground ginger – 1/2 teaspoon
- water – 2 tablespoons
Prepare chicken breasts, clean them, dry with a paper towel, and slice in half lengthwise to about 1-inch thickness. Season well both sides with salt and pepper.
Take a saute pan, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil over and heat over medium. When hot enough, add breasts and cook about 5 minutes per side until meat is fully ready. Remove chicken from pan.
Add all other ingredients from the list: remaining olive oil, maple syrup, lemon juice, cornstarch, garlic, ground ginger, and water. Whisk well until cornstarch has dissolved and ingredients are incorporated. Cook for a few minutes, or until the sauce has thickened slightly.
Return chicken to the pan and toss to coat in sauce. Remove from heat and serve immediately.
The Maple-Garlic sauce is great to drizzle over vegetables or to use as a salad dressing. So if you want more of it – just double the sauce ingredients.
Chicken Breasts in Maple Glaze are ready! To add more freshness to the meal, prepare a fresh salad, or just put on the plate lettuce, greens, other vegetables you prefer. This beneficial combination will bring you both gourmet satisfaction and positive health impact.