Easy Apricot Chicken

Easy Apricot Chicken


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This is an easy and tasty apricot chicken with a little bit of prep then into the oven until cooked to perfection.


Serves: 4 

  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup (250ml) beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons red wine
  • 1 teaspoon cornflour
  • cracked pepper, to taste
  • 2 chicken breast, cut to however you like
  • 2 cups (500ml) apricot nectar
  • rice or mashed potato, to serve

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:55min  ›  Ready in:1hour5min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
  2. Using a frypan heat the butter then add the sugar and onion cooking until it is brown.
  3. Add in part of stock and reduce.
  4. Add the wine and reduce.
  5. Keep adding the stock until the onion is reduced and becoming a pasta.
  6. Add in the chicken and sear lightly until covered with onion stock paste.
  7. Remove chicken and place into a casserole dish scraping out all the juices and onion into the dish.
  8. Using the frypan to heat apricot nectar then add the cornflour heating until the mixture is thicker.
  9. Poor thickened nectar over chicken and bake for 45 minutes. Serve with either rice or mash potato.

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