Maple-laced beans are a classic partner for barbecue chicken. (Serves 8)
Vermont Baked Beans
Barbecue-spiced chicken*

Credit: Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

* Preheat oven to 350º. Combine 2 teaspoons onion powder, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika, and 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder; sprinkle evenly over 8 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breasts. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add half of chicken to pan; sauté 2 minutes on each side. Remove chicken from pan. Repeat procedure with remaining chicken. Arrange chicken on a jelly-roll pan. Bake at 350º for 12 minutes or until done.