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Maple-Mustard Glazed Chicken

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Maple-Mustard Glazed Chicken
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 4
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Maple, Dijon and chives turn ordinary chicken into extraordinary grilled chicken.
Updated Aug 17, 2010

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup maple-flavored syrup
  • 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1 cut-up whole chicken (3 to 3 1/2 lb)
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

Steps

  • 1
    Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. In 1-quart saucepan, mix maple syrup, mustard and chives.
  • 2
    Sprinkle both sides of chicken pieces with seasoned salt and pepper. Cover and grill chicken over medium heat, skin sides up, 15 minutes; turn chicken. Cover and grill 20 to 40 minutes longer, turning occasionally and brushing 2 or 3 times with mustard mixture, until juice of chicken is clear when thickest piece is cut to bone (170°F for breasts; 180°F for thighs and legs).
  • 3
    Heat remaining mustard mixture to boiling; boil 1 minute. Serve sauce with chicken.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    If you have real maple syrup, use it instead of the maple-flavored syrup.
  • tip 2
    Feeding a large crowd? Just double the recipe.
  • tip 3
    Brushing with the sauce during the last part of the cooking time keeps it from burning. Remember this any time you have a sauce with sugar in it.
  • tip 4
    Coleslaw, baked beans, buttermilk biscuits and strawberry shortcake are perfect accompaniments to this tasty chicken. Don't forget the lemonade!

Nutrition

560 Calories, 22g Total Fat, 41g Protein, 50g Total Carbohydrate, 23g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
560
Calories from Fat
200
Total Fat
22g
33%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
130mg
43%
Sodium
1280mg
53%
Potassium
400mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
50g
17%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
23g
Protein
41g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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