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Apricot Chicken

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Judith Hannemann


  • 2 lbs chicken thighs and/or drumsticks
  • 1 lb fresh apricots halved and pitted*
  • Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup apricot preserves*
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbs white wine
  • 1 clove garlic minced


  • *Peach preserves and peaches may be substituted
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix all sauce ingredients in a small saucepan and heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar and preserves are dissolved. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
  • Place chicken parts skin side down in an oven-proof 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Pour sauce over chicken, lifting chicken parts so sauce can get under them.
  • Bake for 45 minutes. Turn skin side up and bake for 35 minutes.
  • Add apricot halves and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes.