Sizzlin' Maple Chicken Sandwiches

Author: Canadian Living

The 2001 Canada Day Chicken Challenge Runners-Up.

  • Portion size 4 servings
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  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 grainy brown buns
  • 1 cup apple cider or 1/2 cup each of water and apple juice
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander
  • 1/4 cup Asian chili sauce
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce preferably Louisiana
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • mixed greens
  • tomatoes


In large bowl, mix together apple cider, maple syrup, coriander, chili sauce, soy sauce, pepper, hot sauce and garlic; add chicken, turning to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for at least 2 hours or for up to 24 hours.

In small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, maple syrup and mustard; set aside.

Reserving marinade, place chicken on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and cook for 6 minutes, brushing occasionally with reserved marinade. Turn and cook for about 6 minutes longer or until no longer pink inside.

Cut buns in half; toast cut sides on grill. Spread sauce evenly over cut sides.

Sandwich chicken, greens and tomatoes in bun.


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Sizzlin' Maple Chicken Sandwiches