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Glazed Maple Chipotle Roast Chicken

A perfectly roasted succulent chicken with a sweet and spicy glaze. A little something different for Sunday dinner.
Course Dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Author Barry C. Parsons


  • One 3 to 4 lb whole chicken

For the Maple Chipotle Glaze

  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Add
  • 1/3 cup low sodium chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp chipotle powder


  1. In a small pot sauté together the garlic and olive oi for just a minutel. Add all of the remaining ingredients for the glaze.
  2. Simmer slowly stirring often until the glaze reduces by at least half in volume.
  3. Season your chicken with salt and pepper and roast it, uncovered, in a 375 degree oven.
  4. In the last half hour or so of cooking time, brush several layers of the glaze all over the chicken about every 10 minutes.
  5. Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes when it comes out of the oven before carving and serving.