Apricot Chicken

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Suzan Baroni

By
@sebaroni

I am posting this recipe as written. It was a new one to me and I think next time I will add some thyme with the salt and pepper and maybe a pinch of cayenne. The sauce is very flavorful, but the chicken could use a little boost.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
4 Hr 10 Min

Ingredients

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12
dried apricots
8 medium
chicken thighs
salt and pepper
2 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1
onion, sliced
1 c
low-sodium chicken broth

How to Make Apricot Chicken

Step-by-Step

  • 1Rinse apricots and scatter in the bottom of slow cooker. Pat chicken dry; season with salt & pepper. Melt butter and oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook thighs until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes per side. (Brown in batches to avoid over crowding skillet.) Arrange over the apricots in the slow cooker.
  • 2Pour off all but 1 Tbsp. of fat in skillet. Add onion and cook, stirring, until just soft, 2 to 4 minutes. Add broth to skillet; turn heat to high. Bring to a boil, stirring to loosen browned bits on the bottom of the skillet. Pour contents of the skillet over apricots and chicken. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours.
  • 3Carefully transfer thighs to a serving dish (they tend to fall apart easily); cover with foil to keep warm. Pour the remaining contents into a saucepan. Boil, stirring often, until reduced and thickened (you could use a slurry here to thicken it up) 5 to 10 minutes. Pour sauce over chicken.

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About Apricot Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Healthy




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