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nana's sweet chicken

Recipe by
Norma M.
Canada, ON

As a child my Nana would whip this dish up and I always felt like she spent hours making it perfect. Served with hot buttery rice or egg noodles and you have a meal to remember. Such good memories.

yield 4 people
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For nana's sweet chicken

  • 4
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1 pkg
    dry onion soup mix
  • 1 bottle
    italian dressing (not creamy)
  • 1 jar
    apricot jam (small)
  • 1
    sweet red pepper, cut into thin strips

How To Make nana's sweet chicken

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a 2qt. casserole dish with vegetable spray.
  • 2
    In a small bowl mix: dressing, onion soup mix and apricot jam well. Add the cut up peppers to this and mix well until all coated.
  • 3
    In the casserole dish pour a quarter of the liquid mixture; top with the chicken breasts (salt and pepper lightly). Pour the remaining liquid mixture over the breasts. Cover pan with foil and bake in oven for 1 hour. Remove foil and continue baking for about 15 minutes, turning the breasts if you wish.
  • 4
    Remove from oven and let sit for 5 minutes before serving over hot buttered rice or noodles. Enjoy.