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Apricot Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Della Hill
Added: Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups chopped apricots
1/3 cup chopped dried apricots
1/4 minced onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup orange juice
2 TBSP. honey
1 TBSP. brown sugar
1 tsp. grated fresh ginger root
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. honey mustard
2 lbs. chicken, bone in, skin on
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Combine fresh apricots with dried apricots, onion, orange juice, honey, brown sugar, ginger, salt, and mustard in heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove fruit mixture from heat and let cool for 1 hour.

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Season chicken with salt and pepper and place in a single layer, skin side down, in a glass baking dish. Spread apricot mixture on top. Bake for 15 minutes, then turn chicken and baste with the fruit mixture in the pan. Increase temperature to 425 degrees and bake 15 minutes long, until chicken is thoroughly cooked and juices run clear when pricked with fork. Serves 8.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
55

 

 

 

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