maple glazed grilled chicken

Maple Glazed Grilled Chicken

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This post is sponsored by Foster Farms® Simply Raised, which is locally grown in California. The opinions expressed are my own. #FosterFarmsFresh

School is off to a start and just when I thought I might be figuring all this out, we have to throw the busiest holiday and activity season of the year in the mix and it is enough to keep any mom on her toes! That is why I am always looking for quick, easy and affordable recipes to feed the family and nothing gets more affordable than locally grown ingredients. Check out this grilled maple chicken breast with carrots and potatoes I made in no time last week!

maple glazed grilled chicken

First, I preheated my oven to 375 degrees and got my potatoes and carrots going, when it comes to veggies, sometimes I like to just see what looks good and is on sale at the farmers market. I don’t always have time to get there so it is a treat and it is the easiest way to make sure you are buying locally grown food. For the carrots I just simply added olive oil, salt and pepper. For the potatoes, Yukon golds in my case, I added olive oil and some grill seasoning to give a savory edge.

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To pair with these delicious sides, I knew I had to have an equally as delicious protein and keeping with the locally grown products, I went with Foster Farms Simply Raised (without antibiotics) boneless skinless chicken breasts. I love how versatile a chicken breast is and these were no different! Plus, grilling them on my indoor grill pan is always the way to go for a quick weeknight meal!

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I seasoned my chicken with my favor smoky rub with a combination of brown sugar, chipotle, garlic powder and salt. You can use your favorite seasoning hear but because we are going to glaze with maple syrup later, feel free to go a little spicy.

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Once the first side is done, I flipped them over and then used a pastry brush to add some pure maple syrup, it really doesn’t get easier but this is a dish that is impressive enough for company but easy enough for a week night!

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I cooked them until they had an 165 degree internal temperature and they were ready to go onto the plate! The potatoes and carrots were also coming out of the oven and dinner was ready to go!

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I love that I can shop farmer’s markets for my produce and Foster Farms at my grocery store and know that all the products are going to be locally sourced in California. It is a bonus that Foster Farms is a family owned company with a name I can trust for quality, especially in California.  All Foster Farms fresh chicken products are American Humane Certified.

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What are your favorite go to meals for a busy weeknight? Let me know in the comments below! Thanks to Foster Farms® for sponsoring this post!

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3 Responses to Maple Glazed Grilled Chicken

  1. Amy Anderson October 14, 2015 at 7:17 pm #

    This looks so tasty! And all natural chicken is very important to me. I always purchase it!

  2. Ali Williams October 19, 2015 at 5:34 pm #

    I didn’t know that Foster Farms has antibiotic free chicken. Thanks for the info and the beautiful recipe!

  3. Jessica October 20, 2015 at 7:19 am #

    I am always looking for new way to cook chicken since we eat it so often.