Glazed Maple Chipotle Roast Chicken. A perfectly roasted succulent chicken with a sweet and spicy glaze. A little something different for Sunday dinner.
Originally published August 2012
A roast chicken dinner is about as homey as good cooking gets.
At our house roasted potatoes are a must with a good roast chicken! Not making roast potatoes would be a cardinal sin, in my son’s eyes especially.
You can find our very popular version of English style roast potatoes here.
We often roast off other root vegetables like carrots and Spouse’s favourite parsnip to serve as well but the star of the show is always a perfectly roasted chicken.
I like to brine my poultry before roasting but it’s not essential if you are pressed for time. You can read more about my brining technique here.
This one was particularly good with a sweet and smoky glaze to make for a perfect Sunday roast dinner
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A perfectly roasted succulent chicken with a sweet and spicy glaze. A little something different for Sunday dinner.
- One 3 lb whole chicken
For the Maple Chipotle Glaze
- 2 cloves minced garlic
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1/3 cup low sodium chicken stock
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 1 tbsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp chipotle powder
- In a small pot sauté together the garlic and olive oi for just a minutel. Add all of the remaining ingredients for the glaze
- Simmer slowly stirring often until the glaze reduces by at least half in volume.
- Season your chicken with salt and pepper and roast it, uncovered, in a 375 degree oven.
- In the last half hour or so of cooking time, brush several layers of the glaze all over the chicken about every 10 minutes.
- Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes when it comes out of the oven before carving and serving.
Amount Per Serving Calories 638Total Fat 35gSaturated Fat 9gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 23gCholesterol 200mgSodium 233mgCarbohydrates 14gFiber 0gSugar 12gProtein 62g
The nutritional information provided is automatically calculated by third party software and is meant as a guideline only. Exact accuracy is not guaranteed. For recipes where all ingredients may not be used entirely, such as those with coatings on meats, or with sauces or dressings for example, calorie & nutritional values per serving will likely be somewhat lower than indicated.