This Chilli Maple Chicken is such an easy and quick, one-pot recipe that it’s almost an instant formula for a yummy dinner. There are times when even the most passionate in the kitchen wish that dinner gets done on it’s own somehow, this is that kind of miraculous recipe ! Very few ingredients, short cooking time, no fat and still finger-licking-good.

Almost all the ingredients are fridge and pantry staples in every house. The combination of maple syrup, chilli flakes and lemon juice creates a luscious and glossy sauce within minutes, without much effort.

You have poured and enjoyed the delicious luxury of maple syrup over your pancakes, waffles and desserts but the caramelised flavour blends really well with many savoury ingredients too. This recipe will give you succulent pieces of boneless chicken, ready to eat within ten minutes. You will find this Chilli Maple Chicken faster and tastier than any take away you can order.


1/2 kg boneless chicken
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup water
2 teaspoons red chilli flakes
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
1 teaspoon chopped ginger
1 teaspoon salt or to taste
5-6 tablespoons lemon juice

This Is What You Do:

Cut chicken into almond size bites.

Heat maple syrup and water in a nonstick deep pan to a simmer.

Add ginger, garlic, red chilli flakes and salt.

Add chicken, cook for 4-5 minutes or till chicken is tender.

Add lemon juice and continue to cook till the sauce thickens to your liking.

Serve hot with pan sauce. Goes well with steamed rice, breads or grilled vegetables.

Serves 2

2 Replies to “Chilli Maple Chicken, One-pot Recipe”

    1. Thank you for appreciating, dear Shana! 🙂 I love it when dinner gets done in one pot so quickly and everybody enjoys it as if I slaved for a long time in kitchen 😉 Hope you will enjoy! xx

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