Baked Maple Chicken Thighs


Here's an easy, breezy, delicious chicken thigh recipe. Easy to prepare and easier to eat! The marinade is delicious on pork, too!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
8 chicken thighs


  • ½ cup maple syrup

  • ½ cup Dijon mustard

  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, or more to taste

  • 8 chicken thighs

  • cooking spray (such as Pam®)


  1. Whisk maple syrup, Dijon mustard, and balsamic vinegar together in a bowl. Pour over chicken thighs in a bowl and marinate for 30 minutes.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a casserole dish with cooking spray.

  3. Place chicken in the prepared casserole dish and pour remaining marinade on top.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes. Flip chicken and continue baking until juices run clear and sauce is thick, about 25 minutes more. Serve with sauce over chicken.

Cook's Note:

You can use chicken breasts in place of thighs.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

194 Calories
6g Fat
17g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 194
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 425mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 16g
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 160mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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