With maple dijon flavour combo already on my mind with the maple dijon roasted asparagus I was thinking about some grilled chicken using the same flavours. During the summer, one of my favourite quick, easy and tasty meals is to simply marinate some chicken breasts and then throw them on the grill. Add some sides like the asparagus and a salad and you have a nice, flavourful light meal. This maple dijon chicken is as easy as marinating the chicken in the maple and dijon mustard and then grilling it up. I served the chicken with some of the maple dijon vinaigrette left over from the maple dijon roasted asparagus to get even more of that maple dijon flavour combo including a nice hit of the grainy mustard. Note: Asparagus also grills up well so feel free to grill the asparagus rather than roasting it in the oven.
Maple Dijon Grilled Chicken
- 1 pound chicken breasts
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- Marinate the chicken in the maple syrup, dijon mustard, olive oil, salt and pepper for at least 30 minutes.
- Grill the chicken until it is cooked, about 4-5 minutes per side.
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Looks fantastic! 🙂
Love marinaded grilled chicken. Maple dijon–that's a flavor that I never would have thought of! But it sounds wonderful. I always worry about having my meat and vegetables have the same flavorings on them (unless it's a stir fry). Maybe this is something I shouldn't worry about! Thanks! (My word verification thing is "meal"…coincidence, or is it telling me to make this soon?)
Nina Timm says
I haven't commented here in ages, but I can seenothing has changed….Kev is still up to some delicious food!! Honey and mustard is a classic, I like your twist on it!!
We Are Not Martha says
Oh yum! I love maple and I love Dijon, so I have a feeling I'd reallyyyy love this dish. So pretty too!!
This looks and sounds amazing! Just found your site, and will be back! The Maple Dijon grilled chicken WILL be served here in Newcastle NSW Australia for sure!!! thanks Maree
The flavor combinations you create are simply amazing! This looks delicious.
Rosa's Yummy Yums says
So mouthwatering! A beautiful combination!
jose manuel says
Se ve estupenda esta receta. Un saludo
What a great flavor combo – I have a long lasting love affair with maple, and the sweet marries spicy dijon so well. What a simple yet flavorful meal idea!
I am saving this one for sure!!!!
Chiara "Kika" Assi says
Maple syrup and dijon is one of my favorite flavor combos!
I am a total honey dijon addict, which means I would probably be completely enamored with this. Beautiful pictures!
This is my first visit to your blog. It makes me want to go to the kitchen and cook! Your recipes sound so good and your blog is full of beautiful photos. I will add you to my favorite blog list.
That looks really good Kevin!
Ana Powell says
Lovely photo too ♥
The Duo Dishes says
Oh yes, this is good.
Lick My Spoon says
maple dijon! never thought of that — sounds awesome. can't wait to try this 🙂
Also making this! One of the first purchases we will be making once were back in Canada will be a BBQ! 🙂
Love this recipe. 2nd time I added some balsamic vinegar and couple of minced garlic cloves…grilled on a maple plank on the BBQ. Cooking butt was kicked!
Looks really good. I just made something similar, this recipe had honey rather then maple. Next time I will have to try the maple.