Skillet Apricot Chicken

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Beth Pierce

By
@smalltownwoman

A family friendly chicken recipe made with a little bit of an Asian flare. Sweet apricot preserves are combined with garlic, soy sauce and ginger creating a mouthwatering glaze.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    chicken thighs (bone in skin on)
  • 1 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 2 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh grated ginger
  • 1 c
    apricot preserves
  • 2 Tbsp
    low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    ketchup
  • 2 pinch
    crushed red pepper
  • 2
    green onions thinly sliced

How to Make Skillet Apricot Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil in skillet over medium/medium high heat. Cook chicken thighs until golden brown on both sides. Place on plate and cover loosely.
  2. Drain all but 1 tablespoon of oil from the skillet. Turn heat to low. Add garlic and ginger. Cook for 1 minute; stirring constantly. Add apricot preserves, soy sauce, ketchup and crushed red pepper. Whisk to combine while simmering over low heat. Add chicken thighs back to the skillet and spoon the sauce over the chicken.
  3. Cover loosely with aluminum foil and simmer for 30-40 minutes or until tender. Check on the dish frequently; stirring the sauce several times. Sprinkle with green onions and serve promptly.
  4. NOTES
    If sauce becomes to thick add 1-2 tablespoons water.

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