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Apricot Chicken

This sweet and sticky chicken is packed with the flavor of tangy apricots.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 40 minutes
Course: Chicken
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 953kcal


  • 2 lbs chicken thighs and/or drumsticks
  • 1 lb fresh apricots halved and pitted*


  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup apricot preserves*
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp 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.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 953kcal | Carbohydrates: 114g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 222mg | Sodium: 1297mg | Potassium: 1003mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 96g | Vitamin A: 2636IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 3mg