How to Make Spicy Maple Grilled Chicken (Just 3 Ingredients)! by Donna John

Poultry Dinner
4 years ago
How to Make Spicy Maple Grilled Chicken (Just 3 Ingredients)!

Grilling chicken that's been marinated is one of my favorite things. This marinade has just three ingredients but packs a big punch. And who doesn't love sweet and spicy?

You'll need: 

  • 3 teaspoons sambal oelek
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • boneless, skinless chicken thighs

Here's how you make it:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a plastic zipper bag. Pop in the fridge and marinate at least 1 hour.
  2. When ready to cook, remove the chicken from the marinade. Cook over a moderately hot outside grill or inside on a hot grill pan. Baste with the marinade a few times during cooking.

Note: Watch the chicken closely while you cook it. The sugar in the maple syrup can burn very easily.

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
This sounds amazing (and easy), Donna John ! What is sambal oelek? Never heard of it but it sounds like the "secret sauce!"
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Your photos are awesome, Donna John ! Love how you're using Bagwell by Stacey Roberts as a second pair of hands in the kitchen! Available in our Rewards Store:
Donna John
Love my Bagwell! I like to marinate in plastic zipper bags, and it helps so much getting all the ingredients in the bag. No mess! Stacey Roberts
Donna John
Sambal oelek is a thick chile paste. It's mostly red chiles and vinegar. You can find it on the Asian aisle near the soy and sriracha, etc. Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds You'll see it sometimes on the table at Vietnamese restaurants.
Meredith Schneider
Mmmmm! I can't wait to try this. Love trying new ways to cook chicken.

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