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Glazed Apricot Chicken

Apricot jam creates a sticky-sweet glaze for this chicken that’s perfect served on a bed of rice.
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 30 min

Ingredients

2 lb chicken breasts
or
2 lb chicken thighs
2 tbsp apricot jam
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tbsp tarragon, fresh, minced
or
1 tsp tarragon, dried

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.

Steps

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).

  2. Combine jam, mustard and tarragon in a small saucepan. Heat just enough to melt jam and blend ingredients.

  3. Place chicken pieces in a single layer in a baking dish, just large enough to hold all the chicken. With a pastry brush or a spoon, coat each piece of chicken with jam mixture. Cover baking dish with foil and bake for approximately 30 minutes or until juices run clear.

  4. Spoon extra sauce from baking dish on chicken when serving.

  5. Serve with vegetables of your choice.

Nutrition Info

Per 160 g serving Amount
Calories190
Protein34 g
Fat3 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Carbohydrate4 g
Sugar4 g
Cholesterol90 mg
Sodium120 mg
Per 160 g serving % Daily Value
Potassium13
Calcium2
Iron4
Vitamin A2
Vitamin C4
Vitamin B647
Vitamin B1229
Folate4
Zinc14