Homemade Maple Chicken Sausage Breakfast Patties

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These homemade Maple Chicken Sausage Patties have just two easy steps and are ready in 10 minutes. Sweet, salty and delicious, this breakfast must-have goes perfectly in casseroles, with fried eggs and potatoes or as a side to Sunday morning pancakes or French toast.
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Plated maple chicken sausages.

With clean ingredients like pure maple syrup, ground chicken, and a handful of spices, you’ll be making your own breakfast sausage in no time. The sweet and savory flavor combo will have you wanting to add these to your morning all the time. Pair with everything from Protein French Toast and Protein Pancakes to cheesy egg white bites.

This maple chicken breakfast sausage recipe is perfect for meal prep too. Make a bunch at once and freeze them. When the sausage urge strikes, you have homemade sausage patties ready to go.

If you love this, definitely try Blueberry Breakfast Sausage. Pork sausage with thyme and sweetened with fresh blueberries, it’s delicious.

Why you’ll love this recipe:

  • These sausages use minimal ingredients.
  • A perfect combination of sweet and savory.
  • They freeze and defrost perfectly!

Ingredients and Substitutes:

These are the main ingredients and substitutions. See the recipe card below for the full ingredients list and instructions for maple chicken sausage. 

Ground chicken, salt, pepper, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, paprika, olive oil and maple syrup for sausages.

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  • Ground Chicken: definitely try with ground pork, turkey and beef too!
  • Maple Syrup: omit entirely for a savory sausage or you can substitute with honey.
  • Olive Oil: use any preferred oil for cooking.

Variations

Dietary Modifications

  • This recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free as written.

How to make maple chicken sausage (a step-by-step visual guide):

Step 1: combine ingredients

Ground chicken, seasonings and maple syrup in a bowl to mix.

In a mixing bowl, combine the ground chicken, spices and maple syrup (image 1).

Chicken sausage mashed together in a bowl.

Using your hands, mash the mixture until well combined (image 2).

Step 2: cook the patties

Sausage patties added to a hot cast iron to cook.

Heat a cast iron skillet or nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil to the pan. Using a 1.5 Tbsp. cookie scoop, scoop the chicken sausage into your hand and pat it into a round patty shape. Add to the hot pan (image 3).

Browned patties in a cast iron skillet.

Cook the sausages in batches if needed for 3-4 minutes on each side until cooked through and brown (image 4). The internal temperature should read 165 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Expert Tip!

Make a double batch, they freeze great! Enjoy a batch this week and freeze a batch to enjoy later.

Recipe FAQ’s

What to serve with this sausage?

Serve your maple chicken sausage with fried eggs, Protein French Toast Sticks, pancakes, sweet potatoes and eggs, air fryer breakfast potatoes or ricotta pancakes.

How to store these sausages and freeze?

Refrigerator: store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
Freezer:  Layer between parchment paper in a freezer-safe ziplock or container to make it easy to remove individual patties. Enjoy within 3 months of freezing.
To reheat: either microwave on a microwave-safe plate or skillet cook to temperature from frozen. You can also let them defrost in the fridge overnight before heating.

Sausages patties on parchment paper with a bite taken out of one.

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Plated maple chicken sausages.

Homemade Maple Chicken Sausage

Danielle Lima
These homemade Maple Chicken Sausage Patties have just two easy steps and are ready in 10 minutes. Sweet, salty and delicious, this breakfast must-have goes perfectly in casseroles, with fried eggs and potatoes or as a side to Sunday morning pancakes or French toast.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 14 patties
Calories 61 kcal

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Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb. lean ground chicken 96/4
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. paprika
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup or sugar-free syrup 31g
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil for cooking

Instructions
 

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the ground chicken, spices and maple syrup. Using your hands, mash until well combined.
  • Heat a cast iron skillet or nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil to the pan.
  • Using a 1.5 Tbsp. cookie scoop, scoop the chicken sausage into your hand and pat into a round patty shape.
  • Add to the hot oil and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until cooked through and brown. The internal temperature should read 165 degrees. 

Notes

  • All nutrition facts are an estimate and will change with any substitutions. 
  • When forming your patties, do so gently and only as needed. Over patting can result in tough sausage patties. 
  • Make sure olive oil is nice and hot before adding patties, this will ensure a perfect cook. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1pattyCalories: 61kcalCarbohydrates: 1.7gProtein: 6.3gFat: 2.4gSaturated Fat: 0.9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.7gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 205.1mgPotassium: 9.7mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 1.4g
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