Peachy Chicken

By Jennifer K – New Waterford, NS
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Peachy Chicken
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Total Time: 45
  • Servings: 4
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About this Recipe

On Canada Day this Chicken sandwich with a Peach maple bbq sauce will make you beam with canadian pride.

Ingredients

4 Rolls/buns
500 g Maple leaf Chicken breasts
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp ground black pepper
2 tsp salt
1.5 tsp garlic powder
2 medium peaches
1 3/4 cups ketchup
2 tbsp maple syrup
1.5 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 tbsp cider vinegar or red wine vinegar
1 tsp mustard
2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1/4 tsp ground cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt

Directions

PREPARE PEACH MAPLE BARBECUE SAUCE:

Combine sliced peaches, ketchup, maple syrup, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, mustard, brown sugar, cayenne, salt, and cinnamon in a medium saucepan.

Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and continue simmering for 5 to 7 minutes. Mash, blend lightly with immersion blender, or pulse a few times in a tabletop blender. Place 1/2 of the sauce in a small bowl, reserved for basting the meat.

GRILL CHICKEN BREASTS:

Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

Brush meat with olive oil to coat. Season meat with garlic powder, salt and pepper.

Lightly oil grate. Place chicken on the grate and position a drip pan under the meat.

Grill chicken until brown and meat thermometer inserted into center registers 140°F, turning occasionally with tongs, about 18 minutes.

Brush chicken all over with some of basting sauce. Grill chicken until glazed, turning and brushing with more basting sauce, about 3 minutes longer. Transfer chicken to a work surface and let rest for 10 minutes.

SERVE:

Rewarm barbeque sauce in sauce pan.

Place Rolls on the grill and lightly toast.

Arrange chicken slices on the buns. Drizzle chicken with some warm peach barbecue sauce and serve.

SUGGESTED SIDE DISH - GRILLED ASPARAGUS SPEARS

2 T sesame oil
1 T soy sauce
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 T sesame seeds
20 asparagus spears, wash, pat dry and remove tough stalk ends.

In a small bowl, combine the sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic and sesame seeds and stir with a fork to mix. Brush this mixture on the asparagus on all sides. Season the asparagus with a little salt and lots of pepper.

Grill the asparagus on a barbecue or in a griddle pan for 5 or 6 minutes until tender, turning with tongs. Sprinkle with sesame mix as they grill.

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