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Maple Chicken Sausage Patties

Maple syrup loves chicken! Here large flake rolled oats are combined with lean ground chicken and sausage-type seasonings to create tasty sausage patties. Serve with your favourite egg and potato dishes for a healthy breakfast. This fast and flexible recipe can also be made into burgers or meatballs.
Serves: 10
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 25 min


1 lb lean ground chicken
1 egg(s), medium
1 cup large-flake rolled oats
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup onion(s), finely diced
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp thyme, fresh, minced
1 tbsp sweet paprika
¼ tsp nutmeg
¼ tsp hot red chili pepper flakes, (optional)
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper, freshly ground

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.


  1. Add ground chicken and an egg to a large bowl. Sprinkle over large flake rolled oats, minced garlic, diced onion, maple syrup, Dijon mustard, fresh minced thyme leaves, paprika, nutmeg, red hot chili pepper flakes, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Use clean hands to mix very well.

  2. Use a ¼ cup (60 ml) measure and shape ten portions into 2-inch (5 cm) patties. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to help the patties stay together better during cooking.

  3. Coat a large non-stick skillet coated with cooking spray or vegetable oil. Arrange a single layer of patties and pan fry over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 165°F (74°C).

Helpful Tip

A healthier lower fat and sodium alternative to processed sausage and bacon. Burger size is 5 x 1/2 cup (125 ml portions). Meatballs are 20 x 2 Tbsp (30 ml) portions.

Nutrition Info

Per 90 g serving Amount
Protein11 g
Fat8 g
Carbohydrate15 g
Fibre2 g
Sugar3 g
Cholesterol50 mg
Sodium115 mg
Per 90 g serving % Daily Value
Vitamin A8
Vitamin C4
Vitamin B65
Vitamin B123