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Maple Dijon Roasted Chicken

This Maple Dijon Roasted Chicken is the perfect simple chicken recipe with a delicious glaze made from mustard and real maple syrup!
Course Chicken, Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, Canadian, French
Keyword Maple Dijon Roasted Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 395kcal
Author Chrissie (thebusybaker.ca)


  • 14-15 chicken drumsticks or small chicken thighs bone-in and skin-on
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced or pressed
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • fresh parsley for garnish


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper on both sides. Place in a roasting pan on a rack (if you have one).
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the mustard, garlic, maple syrup and brown sugar. Drizzle about half this mixture over the seasoned chicken pieces and reserve half for later.
  • Roast the chicken for about 40-45 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 
  • After 40-45 minutes, remove the chicken from the oven and brush on the remaining mustard mixture. 
  • Roast for an additional 5 minutes, then remove from the oven and rest for 5 minutes.
  • Serve alongside your favourite easy side dishes or a salad.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 195mg | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 517mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 98IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg