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Farm Fare: Maple Walnut Chicken

It’s March and sap will soon begin flowing from maple trees, providing farmers with the sweet liquid they need to make delicious NH Maple Syrup. One of our favorite East Hill Farm recipes is Maple Walnut Chicken. The secret is to use only pure maple syrup, preferably harvested in NH. Add this recipe to your menu for a delicious and sweet treat.

plate filled with delicious maple walnut chicken from east hill farm

Maple Walnut Chicken

1 cup flour
1 tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
½ tsp salt-free herb seasoning
2 eggs
4 fresh 5-ounce boneless chicken breasts
1/3 cup olive oil
1 cup real maple syrup
½ cup chopped walnuts

Divide flour into 2 separate bowls.
Add salt, pepper, and seasoning to one bowl of flour.
Crack eggs into a separate bowl and beat.
Dip chicken into plain flour, then egg, then seasoned flour.
Heat oil in a large frying pan on medium high heat.
Carefully lay chicken into pan and cook approximately 3 minutes on each side.
Remove chicken from pan and place on cookie sheet.
Pour syrup over the chicken and sprinkle with walnuts.
Bake at 375 for approximately 15 minutes.

We love to serve Maple Walnut Chicken with homemade mashed potato and roasted carrots. What’s your favorite way to use maple syrup in your kitchen?


  1. Maureen Mahoney on March 2, 2021 at 8:34 pm

    Let’s make this during the weekend of April 23-25! Looks so yummy

    • Jennifer on March 3, 2021 at 8:17 am

      Good idea! I will put in the request. See you in April.

  2. Mame Bisaccio on March 15, 2021 at 4:06 pm

    This is so delicious!!!! Tender, sweet, juicy and always a family favorite. Thanks for the recipe!

    • Jennifer on March 16, 2021 at 7:20 pm

      You’re welcome! We hope you enjoy making Maple Walnut Chicken at home!

  3. Marjorie Bourgeois on November 20, 2021 at 3:01 pm

    Would love to have that when we are up there in Jan 7 8 9 sounds good

    • Jennifer on November 20, 2021 at 3:24 pm

      You should try it at home! We will see what we can do about January. See you then!

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