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Super Simple Apricot Chicken Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Oshrit Abergil – @oshritabergil
Craving a simple, flavor-packed meal? Look no further! This apricot chicken recipe has the perfect blend of savory and sweet that will leave you wanting more! 😍
Servings: 4





  • Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).
  • Place the chicken in an oven proof pot, sprinkle with apricots. In a bowl, mix all the marinade ingredients together and pour over the chicken. Brush all sides of the chicken with the marinade or mix well to coat. Cover the pot and bake for an hour and a half.
  • Open the pot and bake for another 10 minutes. For a deeper color, it is recommended to add another 5 minutes using the grill function.


Apricot Chicken Recipe
Credit: Oshrit Abergil

Can I use fresh apricots instead of preserves?

Yes, you can use fresh apricots instead of preserves to make this apricot chicken recipe. Simply remove the pits, chop the apricots, and cook them down into a sauce or puree. Adjust the sweetness by adding sugar or honey if needed.

What are some serving suggestions for this apricot chicken recipe?

This apricot chicken recipe pairs well with a variety of side dishes, such as steamed rice or roasted potatoes. You can also accompany it with a fresh salad, steamed vegetables, or a side of crusty bread to soak up the delicious sauce!

Apricot Chicken Recipe
Credit: Oshrit Abergil

Health benefits of apricots

Apricots are rich in vitamins A and C, providing support for healthy vision, immune function, and skin health. With their high fiber content, apricots promote digestion and regular bowel movements, while also aiding in heart health by providing potassium.

These fruits are packed with antioxidants like beta-carotene and lycopene, protecting cells from free radical damage and potentially reducing the risk of chronic diseases. Additionally, apricots contribute to hydration due to their high water content and provide essential nutrients such as iron, calcium, and magnesium.

Apricot Chicken Recipe
Credit: Oshrit Abergil

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