Russian Apricot Chicken

Russian Apricot Chicken

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Janice Bennett


One of my favorite ways to bake chicken and make it more interesting! From Mom's recipes--always good. This is only called "Russian" because of the salad dressing! I guess if you prefer Western dressing, you could call it "Western Apricot Chicken."


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10 Min
1 Hr 30 Min


  • 1
    cut up chicken (or favorite cuts)
  • 1 pkg
    dry onion soup mix
  • 1 - 10 oz jar(s)
    apricot preserves or jam
  • 1 - 8 oz bottle
    russian or western salad dressing

How to Make Russian Apricot Chicken


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    Sprinkle packet of onion soup mix on the bottom of a 9"x 13" pan. Top with apricot preserves, then the bottle of salad dressing. Stir with a whisk.
  2. Place chicken skin side down on the mixture. (I haven't tried it with skinless chicken yet)
  3. Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees.
  4. Turn chicken and bake for 30 minutes more or until tender.
  5. We like it served over rice.

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About Russian Apricot Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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