Bake and Serve: Garlic Maple Chicken

  • Author: Bethany Wright
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Category: Main Course


This simple, flavorful, and moist baked chicken recipe is a top favorite in our home. And it’s so easy to make, it’s perfect to take to a friend!


  • 11.5 lbs. chicken (breasts, tenders, or thighs)
  • 1/41/2 tsp. garlic powder (to taste)
  • 1/8 tsp. salt (to taste)
  • 810 pats of butter
  • 1/81/4 c. maple syrup (to taste; less is fine)


  1. Place chicken in a baking dish.
  2. Sprinkle on garlic powder, as well as salt (Use the code kitchenstewardship for 15% off of your first purchase) and pepper to taste.
  3. Top the chicken with pats of butter. If using breasts, put one pat per breast.
  4. Drizzle maple syrup lightly across the top.
  5. Bake uncovered at 375F for 20-25 minutes until internal temperature reaches 160F.
  6. Serve chicken and ladle juice across.