Skin chicken. Place chicken in a lightly greased shallow baking pan; brush with oil. Arrange sliced vegetables around chicken. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Pour broth over vegetables. Bake in a 425 degrees F oven 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt margarine or butter. Stir in maple syrup; heat through. Brush mixture over chicken and vegetables. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes more or until chicken is tender and no longer pink and vegetables are tender, brushing frequently with maple syrup mixture.
Transfer chicken and vegetables to a serving platter; keep warm. Skim fat from pan drippings; pass pan drippings with chicken. Makes 6 servings.